Alan Whelan named Batelco CEO
Whelan is an industry veteran whose former employers include BT, AT&T and telecom companies in India and Macao.
Whelan replaces Sheikh Mohamed bin Isa al-Khalifa, who quit last May. Also departing last summer were long-serving Peter Kaliaropoulos, himself a former Batelco CEO, and ex-finance chief Marco Regnier.
Prior to Whelan’s appointment, a three-person committee of board members were in charge of Batelco.
The company’s shares hit a 16-year low in January, but have since rallied to be up 15.5 per cent so far in 2014.-
Alan Whelan ,named, Batelco, CEO