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BW DIGITAL appoints Ludovic Hutier as new Chief Executive Officer

SINGAPORE / AUCKLAND – 26 January 2023 – BW Digital Pte. Ltd., an affiliate of BW Group Limited, has today announced the appointment of Ludovic Hutier as the new CEO to lead the next stage of growth of the company.

As a privately-owned and carrier-neutral operator, BW Digital develops, funds and operates digital infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the owner and developer of Hawaiki and Hawaiki Nui submarine cables.

Ludovic is a telecom executive with over 25 years’ experience and has a proven track record across the industry. He has been the chief operating officer of BW Digital, and previously Hawaiki, since 2016. Ludovic will take over from Remi Galasso, the founder and CEO of Hawaiki (later BW Digital), who has decided to pursue new opportunities after being at the helm for
almost 10 years.

Andreas Sohmen-Pao, chairman of BW Digital, said: “We are delighted to welcome Ludovic as CEO as we continue to build on the success of the Hawaiki cable system. We are very grateful to outgoing CEO Remi Galasso for his significant contribution to the success of BW Digital. As the founder of Hawaiki, he was instrumental in changing the landscape of international connectivity in the Pacific region.”

About BW Digital

BW Digital is a subsidiary of BW Group, a leading global maritime company involved in shipping, maritime infrastructure, and new sustainable technologies. Headquartered in Singapore, BW Digital develops, funds and operates digital infrastructures in the Asia-Pacific region. For more information, visit

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David Binning – Brand Comms Bureau