Seamus Lynch

Biography of Seamus Lynch

Director, Digicel Group & Director, Chill Insurance

Bio_Seamus_Lynch-minSeamus Lynch is Chairman and principal shareholder in Chill Insurance, Ireland’s fastest growing online Insurance provider. Mr Lynch is also a director of Digicel Group Ltd, a total telecommunications company operating across 31 countries in the Caribbean, Central America and South Pacific region.

Mr Lynch obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (B Comm) from University College Dublin in 1989 and an MBS in International Marketing a year later. In 1990 he joined Eircom in its New Enterprise Department identifying new business opportunities for the company. In 1993 he was transferred to Eircell (Eircom’s mobile arm) as GSM Sales Development Manager. Mr Lynch joined Esat Telecom in early 1994 as part of its GSM licence bid team and he managed, for two years, the successful application for Ireland’s second GSM licence. Mr Lynch then transferred to project management where he helped to set up Esat Digifone and assumed the position of National Sales Manager. On the sale of Esat Telecom Group plc to British Telecom Group plc, Mr Lynch joined Digicel as Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Jamaica. In 2002 Mr Lynch was named Digicel Group Chief Executive Officer and held this role to December 2004.