Chief Financial Officer
Based in Singapore, Brett Lay is responsible for the company’s financial strategies, planning and operations in addition to directing corporate finance initiatives. He briefly served as interim Chief Executive Officer during the company’s CEO transition period in 2012.
Brett has over 25 years of financial management experience in the telecommunications industry and has worked for both startup and mature companies. Prior to joining Pacnet, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Asia Netcom. Before joining Asia Netcom, Brett was Chief Financial Officer of Pihana Pacific where he drove and executed the three-way merger of Pihana Pacific, i-STT and Equinix.
Prior to Pihana Pacific, Brett was Chief Financial Officer and director of Asia Pacific at MediaOne Group, Inc., where he negotiated and executed the sale and financings of numerous companies and managed more than $1 billion in operations in seven Asia Pacific countries. He also held several senior positions at US WEST/MediaOne Group Inc., including executive director of international treasury, director of corporate strategy, and director of financial planning and analysis.
Brett has a MS in Finance and a MS in Management from the University of Colorado.