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Islamabad, May 02, 2016: Ufone, Pakistan’s premier telecom provider, has appointed Mr. Younas Iqbal Sheikh as their new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). He will now be leading the Marketing and Sales Departments and bear responsibilities to drive business growth and maintain Ufone’s supremacy in the market.
Sheikh brings with him vast experience in the telecom industry, spanning twenty years and a proven track record of successful. Sheikh has had the flare to perform in crucial markets, with expertise in key role areas of Sales & Distribution, Customer Services, Operations and Marketing.
His previous stints include leadership roles at Warid Telecom (Pvt.) Ltd as CCO, Ufone as Head of Sales and General Manager Sales, Mobilink as Director Distribution, Worldcall as COO and Wi-Tribe as Executive Director Sales & Marketing. Sheikh was also associated with Siemens and InstaPhone earlier in his career.
“I’m very excited to take on this new role at Ufone,” said Mr. Sheikh. “Ufone has a great team to work with and a strong customer brand.”
Rainer Rathgeber, CEO, Ufone said – “It is a pleasure to welcome someone of Sheikh’s caliber back to the Ufone team. His familiarity with the sector and Ufone will strengthen the Ufone team in its continuous effort to focus on customer needs.”
About Ufone: Ufone is an Etisalat Group Company with its presence in all the major cities of Pakistan along with a comprehensive coverage across all major towns, villages and tehsil headquarters of the country. The company employs more than 3,850 people and operates with a network of more than 375 franchises and 26 company-owned customer service centers along with a distribution network of 150,000 outlets nationwide.