THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Telia Carrier
Simon Dodsworth, Vice President | Head of Voice Trading
GBET Chairperson

Dodsworth heads Telia Carrier’s global voice and mobile data business which is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

From 2006, up to his current position, he has managed voice sales and back office operations for Telia Carrier. His extensive experience includes companies such as ACC Telecom and Band-X in London, England. Overall, he has spent 16 years specializing in wholesale telecoms.

PCCW Global
Ronnie Klingner, President of Voice Services
GBET Director

With more than 15 years experience in international telecommunications, Klingner now serves as President of Voice Services at PCCW Global Limited and leads a team involved in operations, sales, carrier relations and back-office support.

Before her current position, she was Regional Vice President, US Wholesale Voice for PCCW Global, where she led an America-based sales team that experienced a business growth of more than 200%.

She has also held the title of Regional Director for Teleglobe International and worked in various positions for Sprint’s Global One Alliance with Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom.

Telstra
Gagun Gahir, Regional Manager Voice EMEAA
GBET Director

Gagun Gahir heads up the EMEA Voice team for Telstra. Prior to that, Gagun took care of the Commercial Operations team and then the Carrier Services EMEA team at IDT. Altogether, Gagun has 11 years of experience in international carrier services.

Gagun is based in London and has travelled extensively across her region, championing relationships and driving for business development in key growth markets.

iBasis
Katherine Doe, Vice President, Commercial Operations
GBET Director

This capable individual has led the commercial operations for her company since 2003. Her duties include providing strategic and operational direction for commitment deals, pricing, routing, global rates and code management.

Doe has over 15 years experience developing and executing solutions to operational challenges within finance and sales.

Her former experience includes Manager of Financial Operations for Genuity and also Assistant Vice President of Global Syndications for Bank of America, which was formerly known as the Fleet Financial Group.

Orange
Caroline Varley, VP European Sales (Voice)
GBET Director

With 20 years experience in wholesale telecom, Varley currently heads up the Orange International Carrier European sales team. Based in London, Varley is responsible for the Voice and SMS carrier sales and business development across Europe. Prior to Orange, Varley held positions within Interoute and Global Internet Billing, focusing on voice sales and online payment solutions.