Islamabad ( Abrar Mustafa) VimpelCom Ltd., one of the leading telecommunications service providers in the world announced today that Jeffery Hedberg has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mobilink in Pakistan. He will be replacing Rashid Khan who has worked in different high level positions in both Mobilink and BanglaLink. Rashid Khan is expected to leave Mobilink in Early August when Jeffery Hedberg assumes office in Pakistan.
Jo Lunder, VimpelCom CEO, while commenting on the development said:
“Jeffrey has very strong operational telecoms experience with specific experience of emerging markets. He has held a number of leading roles including CEO of Telkom South Africa and of Cell C, prior to which he was Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Telekom USA.
I am very pleased he will be leading Mobilink through the next phase of the Company’s development.
I would like to thank Rashid Khan, who has made a significant contribution to Mobilink and Banglalink over the past decade, in particular establishing Mobilink as the leading operator in Pakistan. We wish Rashid a long and happy retirement.”
Rashid Khan, Mobilink’s outgoing CEO and President said,
“It has been an honour being a part of Mobilink and the VimpelCom Group. It is a privilege to lead an incredibly talented group of employees with whom I have shared the commitment and dedication of business excellence.