Bluesky Communications names Justin Tuiasosopo new CEO
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The parent company of Bluesky Communications — AST Telecom LLC— has named Mr. Justin Tuiasosopo as its Chief Executive Officer effective 15th January 2021.
In congratulating Mr. Tuiasosopo on behalf of the Board, the Chairman, Mr. Ivan Fong added: “Justin has demonstrated the passion and hunger to drive the business forward in this dynamic and ever changing industry and environment. He has a proven track record of achieving results and the Board is confident that his leadership, coupled with his vision and passion for the Territory will enable Bluesky to continue providing world renown services and products that our customers are accustomed to and will be the catalyst that delivers greater successes for AST.”
Justin Tuiasosopo is a son of American Samoa from the islands of Manu’a. He graduated with high honors and a track record of academic excellence at Tafuna High School, the American Samoa Community College, and up until he earned his MBA in Accounting from Chaminade University, Hawaii. Justin’s professional experience comprises senior financial leadership positions at Enterprise Holdings overseeing the Sacramento and Orange Country regions in California and at Bluesky upon his return to American Samoa.
“The Bluesky brand operations have tremendous market credibility with leading innovations and have been a big part of our local community since it first opened its doors in American Samoa in 1999” said Tuiasosopo. “I am extremely honored and equally grateful for the Board’s confidence in appointing me as CEO of Bluesky. I look forward to working closely with the experienced and talented management team and staff of Bluesky, its customers, and partners to build on our strengths and drive the company to even greater levels of success.”
Tuiasosopo succeeds former CEO, Mr. Raj Deo, who completed his term as CEO after having held this executive position since late 2017. The Board and management acknowledge Mr. Raj Deo for his contributions to the company during his time as CEO and look forward to working with him in a different capacity.