CapRock Appoints Douglas Tutt as Director of S. American Ops

With the recent acquisition of Blue Sky Comunicações do Brasil Ltda. and the formation of an operating company, CapRock Communications do Brasil Participações Ltda., CapRock Communications is making a significant investment in South America. To lead its efforts in this important market, the company has appointed Douglas Tutt as the director of the company's South American operations based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This acquisition is a key component in CapRock's continuing expansion of services across the globe.

"Brazil and the rest of South America represent strategic expansion opportunities for CapRock, and Douglas Tutt has the experience to capitalize on those opportunities for us and further grow our business in that region," said CapRock President Errol Olivier. "Extending CapRock's IPxpress(tm) network and services to customers in South America is a win-win situation for everyone, and Douglas Tutt's leadership will ensure success in that vital region of the world."

Douglas Tutt has extensive experience in the Latin American marketplace and has been operating out of South America for more than seven years. Tutt has had a series of progressively responsible executive assignments, initially with G.E. Capital/G.E. Equity, Latintech Capital, then with his own consulting firm, Tutt Consulting. During that time period, he directed more than $50 million in investments and built extensive technology industry experience. As director of CapRock's operations in South America, Tutt oversees the operations of the Brazilian headquarters, the delivery of service for all customers and the company's growth in the region.