Ooredoo welcomes new CEO


Business Reporter –
Ooredoo has announced the appointment of Ian Dench (pictured) as the new CEO of its Oman operations.
Dench joins the Company from the Ooredoo Group, where he served as Group Chief Commercial Officer. With over 25 years of experience in leading telecommunications companies from around the world, he will continue to grow Ooredoo’s established success.
He has worked in telecommunications companies across Europe, Asia & Middle East. Prior to joining Ooredoo he was the Head of Sales & Marketing operations for Batelco. He also held various senior leadership positions with O2 & British Telecom.
Ian joined Ooredoo Qatar operations in 2006 as Executive Director, Corporate & VIP Accounts. In 2012 he was appointed as the Chief Marketing Officer. He was a key member of the Ooredoo Qatar leadership team and had significantly contributed in building Ooredoo’s market share in Qatar through developing and maintaining strong product and service portfolios.
Ian is a Member of the Board of Indosat Ooredoo, also ICT Company NavLink and an advisory board member for the Asia Pacific Internet Group. As CEO of Ooredoo, Ian will lead the company through the next phase of network enhancements and the digital evolution of products and services to customers across Oman.