MTN Group Appoints Executive for Group Technology and Information SystemsBusiness, Latest News Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Johannesburg – MTN Group on Wednesday announced the appointment of Babak Fouladi as Group Executive: Technology and Information Systems.
In this role, Fouladi will lead the delivery of MTN’s network and information technology strategy across the Group. On joining MTN, he will temporarily assume responsibility for the vacant Chief Technology Officer role in MTN South Africa, until a permanent appointment is finalised.
Fouladi is a senior executive with global experience in the telecommunications, media and ICT sectors. He is highly skilled at building and leading strong teams to drive and implement strategic concepts and deliver networks, complex systems and applications.
He joins MTN from Vodafone Spain, where he was Chief Technology Officer for the past three years. He held a similar role at Vodafone Romania, before moving to Spain. Prior to joining Vodafone, Fouladi worked for Ericsson in a number of senior management roles, the latest as Vice President, Multimedia and System Integration at Ericsson Russia.
Fouladi is a graduate of George Washington University (USA), where he obtained a Master of Science Degree, Magna Cum Laude (Information Management) and a Bachelor of Science Degree, Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering.
About the MTN Group
Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator, connecting subscribers in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 31 March 2016, MTN recorded 229 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at, www.mtnbusiness.com and www.mtn.com
Short URL: http://www.africanexaminer.com/?p=32591