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Pioneer Consulting's Director, Submarine Networks Becomes Partner

BOSTON, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pioneer Consulting is pleased to announce that, following three years as Director of Submarine Networks, Keith Schofield has become a co-managing partner, along with existing managing partners Howard Kidorf and Julian Rawle. Keith will continue with his oversight of the submarine project implementation and engineering business.

Since joining Pioneer, Keith has provided consultancy support for organizations considering entering the market for marine services, carriers seeking to expand their international cable networks and has supplied project development expertise to several companies wanting to invest in submarine networks. Keith leads Pioneer's submarine network consulting activities in project development, feasibility and implementation.

"For over three years Keith has been an integral part of the company. He has been instrumental in the success of the Main One submarine cable system as its lead project manager," commented Howard Kidorf, fellow managing partner and lead systems engineer for the cable system.

Before Keith joined Pioneer he worked at Cable & Wireless where he guided several submarine network consulting programs including system-managing Latvia Sweden, the world's first unrepeatered cable to exceed 300km, the Brazil Domestic Submarine Cable Integration Project, and Southern Cross Consultancy for Cable & Wireless Global Networks.

At the current SubOptic 2010 Conference Keith Schofield expressed his enthusiasm for Pioneer and servicing the needs of its clients: "It's my aim to ensure Pioneer retains and grows its internationally respected position as a company that is first for service, quality, and value-added when it comes to submarine network and implementation consulting. Pioneer will continue to grow as it attracts the best of the industry to work both in the company, and as associates." "We are delighted that Keith has chosen to make this long-term commitment to Pioneer," stated Julian Rawle, Pioneer's managing partner. "Retaining his skills as an experienced commercial development director and general manager of highly complex telecommunications infrastructure projects creates certainty for us and for our clients. Pioneer will continue to deliver major infrastructure projects on time, to specification, and within budget." Keith is available at SubOptic 2010 from May 11-14 in Yokohama, Japan, for individual meetings and to present information regarding Pioneer Consulting and its products and services.

For more information on Pioneer Consulting please visit www.pioneerconsulting.com or send an e-mail to: info@pioneerconsulting.com.

SOURCE: Pioneer Consulting CONTACT: Managing Partner Julian Rawle, +1 978-357-3605 j.rawle@pioneerconsulting.com Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States

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