Stilmark is pleased to announce that Mr Russell Stanners has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Stilmark, effective March 2021.

Stilmark’s founding CEO, Mr Steven Butler, will transition to an advisory role at Stilmark and will remain on Stilmark’s Board of Directors.

Stilmark Chairman, Graham Bradley AM said “Steven has demonstrated great entrepreneurial leadership and initiative in creating Stilmark and guiding its development over its first seven years.  The Board are very pleased that Steven remains involved in the business in his new advisory role.” 

Steven Butler said “It is very exciting to welcome Russell to the Stilmark team. Russell’s considerable experience and customer centric approach makes him ideally placed to lead Stilmark through its next phase of growth.” 

Graham Bradley said, “We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Russell Stanners as Stilmark’s new CEO. Russell has an outstanding track record in telecommunications, most recently serving as the CEO of Vodafone New Zealand for 13 years. Russell’s deep industry experience makes him ideally suited to lead our core business, and to spearhead our pursuit of telecommunications infrastructure opportunities as part of our Symphony Consortium with OMERS Infrastructure and ATN International.”

About Stilmark

Stilmark Holdings Pty Ltd is an Australian specialist tower infrastructure developer, owner and operator, established in 2013.  Stilmark partners with mobile carriers and wireless network operators to deliver a fundamentally different approach to infrastructure deployment, focusing on long term alignment of incentives with our customers.  Stilmark has a demonstrated track record on delivery of new tower assets, achieving market leading deployment speed with the highest quality standards. In 2017 US based ATN International Inc (NASDAQ:ATNI) joined Stilmark as a strategic investor.  In 2020 Stilmark, OMERS Infrastructure and ATN International announced the formation of a consortium to jointly pursue opportunities in Australian telecommunications infrastructure.