Seamus Lynch is Chairman and principal shareholder of Chill Insurance, Ireland’s fastest growing personal lines Insurance provider. Seamus 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. Seamus is a director of Mustard Seed Communities Ireland, a charity focused on enhancing the lives of abandoned and disadvantaged children in numerous countries overseas.
Seamus 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. Seamus 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. He helped to set up Esat Digifone where he assumed the position of National Sales Manager.
On the sale of Esat Telecom Group plc to British Telecom Group plc, Seamus joined Digicel as Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Jamaica. In January 2002, Seamus was named Digicel Group Chief Executive Officer and held this role to December 2004.