Saturday, March 13, 2010

Official: Warid Gets a CEO

Muneer Farooqui Official: Warid Gets a CEO
Mr. Muneer Farooqui, CEO, Warid Telecom
As anticipated, Warid Telecom today announced that its Board of Directors have appointed Mr. Muneer Farooqui as company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Prior to the appointment he served as Chief Executive Officer of Warid Bangladesh. He has with him almost 20 years of experience mainly in Telecom Industry of Pakistan and abroad.
Commenting on the appointment of the new Chief Executive, Mr. Bashir A. Tahir, CEO Warid International said “We are pleased to appoint Mr. Muneer Farooqui as Warid Telecom’s new Chief Executive Officer. He is a talented and seasoned professional and his unparalleled leadership expertise and extensive experience will enable Warid Pakistan to reach new heights. We have some great expansion plans and, on behalf of the Board, I warmly welcome him and wish him great success.”
“I am truly delighted to have the opportunity to contribute towards Warid Pakistan’s progress. In less than 5 years, Warid family has grown over 18 million customers with a substantial market share of almost 20%. Certainly it is tremendous progress and I seriously think that Pakistan’s cellular market has a lot of potential. I believe quality of service and customer care are the two important areas where we can get competitive edge. I am confident and determined that Warid Pakistan is fully positioned to set excellence benchmarks for the market.” said Mr. Muneer Farooqui, CEO Warid Pakistan.
Mr. Farooqui started his professional journey in the telecommunication arena in 1993 and served in various capacities till 2004. In May 2004 at the time of inception of the company, Mr. Farooqui joined Warid Telecom as part of the core team in the capacity of GM Customer Service.  In January 2006, Mr. Farooqui was given a challenging task of leading and creating the team and operations for Warid Bangladesh. He is a result oriented professional who demonstrates support for innovation and organizational changes to enhance organizational effectiveness.

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