GBI CEO joins PTC board

19 November 2012 |


The CEO of Gulf Bridge International (GBI), Ahmed Mekky, has joined the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) board of governors.

The appointment is the first time a CEO from a Middle Eastern company has sat on the board, and is said to reflect the growing relevance of Middle East connectivity in the Pacific market. Mekky will represent GBI’s interests and presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

“I am honoured to have the trust of those industry leaders who elected me to the PTC board of governors,” he said.

“I will continue to strive towards a stronger and constructive dialogue between the telecoms industry in the Middle East and the rest of the countries that are represented by the PTC. The Middle East is one of Asia’s fastest growing telecoms market, as well as a key route for communications from East to West.”

PTC promotes the advancement and commercial use of information and communication technologies, services, policies and knowledge to benefit its global members and countries of the Asia-Pacific.