Telecommunications company, Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd, has announced the appointment of Ahmad Farroukh as its new Group Chief Executive Officer. Irene Charnley was also appointed as a Deputy Chairman of the company.
According to a statement made available by the company, the appointments will take effect from Saturday, June 1, 2019.
Ahmed Farroukh’s profile: MrFarroukh has been an Executive Director of Operations at Smile Telecoms Holdings Limited since May 1, 2017. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Mobily since July 2015. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa between August 2014 until July 2015. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Etisalat Company since July 12, 2015. He was the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria.
Irene Charnley’s profile: Charnley founded Smile Telecoms Holdings Limited in 2007 and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer.
She served as Commercial Director of Strategic Investments of MTN Group Ltd. since August 1, 2001. She served as the company’s Executive Director from August 1, 2001, to June 13, 2006. She also served as an Executive Director of Johnnic