iiNet founder Michael Malone has been appointed chair of Brisbane-based fibre network operator Superloop.
Mr Malone has been a non-executive director of the company since April 2015.
He resigned as chief executive of then Perth-based iiNet in March of the previous year.
Since then, Mr Malone has joined the boards of several notable tech and communications firms.
ASX-listed Superloop owns and operates fibre networks in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.
The company also owns SubPartners, which is a member of the INDIGO consortium currently constructing two submarine cable systems: Perth-Singapore and Perth-Sydney.