Batelco appoints CEO

Bahrain’s Batelco has appointed Ihab Hinnawi as chief executive at the company.

Hinnawi has held the position of acting CEO at Batelco since February 2015 and has more than 25 years’ of managerial experience.

The board at Batelco have commended Hinnawi’s performance and dedication and said that he would receive continued support moving forward.

Prior to his appointment, Hinnwai was CEO of Batelco’s Umniah operation since 2009 and has also served as general manager of the enterprise division at Batelco Bahrain and CEO of Batelco Jordan.

Hinnawi will be responsible for the group’s operations across its 14 geographies.

In August last year, Batelco completed a trial of 40G TDWN PON technology in partnership with Huawei.