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Dhiraagu appoints new chairman

Ahmed Aiham
29 November 2018, MVT 21:02
Telecom giant Dhiraagu's recently appointed Chairman Ismail Waheed. PHOTO: AHMED HAMDHOON/MIHAARU
Ahmed Aiham
29 November 2018, MVT 21:02

Local telecom giant Dhiraagu on Thursday appointed their former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ismail Waheed as chairman of the corporation.

Privatization and Corporatization Board (PCB)'s President Mohamed Nizar declared that Ismail Waheed had been appointed as the new chairman on Thursday

PCB appoints chairpersons and managing directors on recommendations from President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

Ismail had worked with Dhiraagu since its inception in 1988. He has played a significant role in the development of the company.

He held the post of CEO for five years until his resignation on March 21, 2007. Ismail resigned having received a senior position at United Kingdom's telecommunication company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.