Aamir Ibrahim has been appointed as the new CEO of Mobilink after the completion of the merger transaction of Mobilink and Warid.
Current CEO Jeffrey Hedberg will hand over the CEO role of Mobilink and Warid to Aamir Ibrahim. He was the Chief Commercial Officer and Deputy CEO of Mobilink.
Aamir Ibrahim Becomes the New CEO of Mobilink
Speaking on the occasion Jeffrey Hedberg said,
“I am extremely excited to announce that today we have received all the required regulatory approvals to merge Mobilink and Warid businesses. Personally, it has been an exciting and rewarding journey. I am grateful to my team for working tirelessly through this process.”
He further stated:
“We are delighted to now unleash this unique combination for our customers. As part of VimpelCom Group – fully leveraging our world-class digital capabilities to complement our industry-leading voice and data network.”
Jeffrey Hedberg joined Mobilink two years ago. He turned the organization around, to drive growth in profit, earnings and market share. It has been, a very exciting and valuable journey for him, both professionally and personally.
“Mobilink will now be in the very capable hands of my colleague Aamir Ibrahim, our Deputy CEO and CCO who will now become CEO. I have complete faith in Aamir’s leadership capabilities and driven by outstanding teams in both companies. I am confident that Mobilink and Warid will grow from strength to strength.”
Says Jeffrey Hedberg.
For the time being it is important that we carry on operating our businesses as usual, says Hedberg.
The merger of Mobilink and Warid was signed back in November, 2015 by the parent companies of both operators. After all the approvals, Warid is now a subsidiary of Mobilink. The next step of Mobilink will be to work over to get the legal approval from Islamabad High Court about the merger. The full integration may take almost 18 months.