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Cengiz Oztelcan

GBI appoints new chief executive officer

DUBAI, January 9, 2019

Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a global cloud, connectivity and content enabler, has announced the appointment of Cengiz Oztelcan as its new chief executive officer (CEO).

The latest move comes in line with the company's strategy to expand its reach across the Middle East in 2019, a statement said.

Oztelcan has an extensive background in understanding complex business and customer needs. He has over 23 years of experience during which he has held senior management roles in sales, marketing, strategic business and corporate development areas in the telecommunications and IT industry. He also has been involved in building and managing large diverse organizations as well as growing a technology start up to a global level, thus bringing significant experience to his role at GBI.

Abdulla Al Rwaili, executive director and managing director of GBI said: "We are delighted to announce that Cengiz has joined GBI as our new CEO. Under Cengiz's leadership, we are convinced that the business will continue to grow, and GBI will become a prominent player in the global telecommunications industry."

An expansion of its market capabilities will add to the company portfolio and proven international track record, which includes GBI's flourishing multi-region operations.

"He will provide strategic vision and operational excellence to keep GBI and our customers ahead of today's rapid pace of change and will ensure we remain at the forefront of tomorrow's connected world," he concluded.

Oztelcan added: "I'm very excited by the opportunity to join a growing and dynamic company that carries great potential. I am confident that with the tremendous support of our shareholders and the quality of the entire GBI team, we will continue to innovate and delight our customers, partners and suppliers. GBI is in a very unique position to shape the industry and deliver end to end high quality solutions to our customers. I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead the GBI team at this exciting time."

Oztelcan's appointment carries significant regional impact due to GBI's role in advancing interconnected bandwidth and capacity usage across the Middle East. GBI operates a multilayer, carrier-neutral network that supplies network infrastructure to a rapidly growing portfolio of telecom operators, internet service providers and governments and enterprises.

His experience in strategic business development and management will be instrumental in guiding the company's future regional growth and addressing the unprecedented communications market demands. – TradeArabia News Service

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