Maarten Boute is the Chairman of Digicel Haiti, the largest telecommunications provider in Haiti with over 4.5m customers. Maarten joined Digicel Haiti as CEO in January 2009 and was promoted to Chairman in December 2014. Prior to Digicel, Maarten was Group CEO at Effortel Europe and launched 8 MVNOs in Europe, Africa and Asia. Prior to that, Maarten held senior positions at Orange Group in Belgium.
Maarten is also co-founder and Chairman at Haiti based SURTAB SA that manufactures Android Tablet PC’s and develops eLearning solutions and of RE-VOLT SA that provides pay-as-you-go off-grid renewable electrification services to rural Haitian families.
Additionally he is Chairman of the board of NUTV, the largest Haitian TV broadcaster and board member of the Digicel Foundation and the Port-au-Price Marriott Hotel.
Maarten has dual Haitian/Belgian nationality and a US resident; he has four children and speaks English, French, Dutch and Haitian Creole.