We are one to watch
Over the Wire is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with the symbol ‘OTW’.
Over the Wire is a dynamic, high growth provider of telecommunications, cloud and IT solutions to mid to large enterprises in Australia and New Zealand.
We were recently named in the 2018 CRN Fast50 awards and were a finalist in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Australia 2018. We are a company that is going places. We are one to watch!
Investor Fact Sheet
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Level 21, 71 Eagle Street
Brisbane, QLD, 4000
John Puttick - Non-Executive Chairman
Michael Omeros - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Brent Paddon - Executive Director
Susan Forrester - Non-Executive Director
We're proud of our achievements and our people who've helped us earn them.These are going straight to the pool room!
- Partner of the Year for Juniper Networks
- #27 in Smart50 Awards by SmartCompany
- #36 in Fast 50 Awards by CRN
- #7 in Deloitte Technology Leadership Awards
- #40 in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards
- #402 in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific
- #69 in Fast 100 Awards by Financial Review
- Acquired Comlinx
- Acquired Access Digital Networks
- Recognised in Forbes Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion
- Recognised as 3CX Preferred SIP Provider
- Acquired Spiderbox 
- Listed on ASX 
- Acquired Sanity Technology 
- Acquired FaktorTel 
- #49 in BRW Fast 100 
- #146 in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 
- #13 in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 
- #78 in BRW Fast 100 
- Acquired Celentia 
- Acquired EcoHost 
- #99 in BRW Fast Starters 
Search for recent and past announcements issued to the Australian Securities Exchange by Over the Wire (OTW). All announcements are in PDF format and delayed 20 minutes due to ASX licensing restrictions.
Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors oversee our business model to ensure we provide customers with:
- Tailored, efficient and cost-effective telecommunications, cloud and IT services
- An integrated, customer focussed solution
- High-quality service at all times
Our Board has significant depth of executive and non-executive board experience in the technology industry and early stage companies, combined with publicly listed company, capital market, financial and commercial expertise.
John was appointed as Chairman of the Company in October 2015.
John is the founder and Chairman of GBST Holdings Limited (ASX: GBT). John holds an Honorary Doctorate from the Queensland University of Technology and chartered accounting qualifications from Auckland University of Technology. He has over forty years of experience in building commercial systems with information technology, over thirty of which have been in developing financial services solutions at GBST Holdings Limited.
John is a member of Queensland University of Technology and a member of the Hall of Fame of the Pearcey Foundation.
John is a member of Over the Wire’s Audit and Risk Committee and chair of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee.
The Board considers John to be an Independent Director.
Michael is a co-founder and the Managing Director of the Company.
Michael has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and IT services sectors, and graduated from QUT in 1994 with a Bachelor of Engineering – Electronics (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of IT (with Distinction).
Prior to Over the Wire, Michael held a Senior Management role at GBST, worked for Zurich Insurance in the UK and founded Celentia which now forms part of Over the Wire.
Brent is a co-founder and Director of the Company.
Brent has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications and IT services sectors and graduated from QUT in 1996 with a Bachelor of IT. He also completed a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from QUT in 2008.
Prior to Over the Wire, Brent held a senior management role at WebCentral, worked for Pipe Networks and founded Brisbane Internet Technology, which was sold to Asia Online.
Susan was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in October 2015.
Susan is an accomplished company director, with significant experience as a non-executive director across a range of listed and unlisted company boards, spanning the professional services, healthcare and childcare sectors. In particular, she has chaired, or been a member of, various audit, risk management and remuneration committees.
Susan currently holds the position of chair for National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) and is a non-executive director for G8 Education (ASX: GEM), Xenith IP Group Limited (ASX:ZIP) and UnitingCare Qld. In addition, she chairs the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads Audit and Risk Committee and serves on the Audit Committee of Local Government Association of Queensland.
With a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts (Japanese), from the University of Queensland, Susan completed an Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) from the Melbourne Business School. She is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD).
Susan is chair of Over the Wire’s Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee.
The Board considers Susan to be an Independent Director.
We are committed to maintaining high standards of corporate governance and complying with our obligations.
Because we are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:OTW) we have adopted their applicable corporate governance codes and practices.
Here are links to all our documents that relate to corporate governance:
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