Peter Kaliaropoulos appointed as CEO of Zain Saudi Arabia
Mr. Kaliaropoulos joins Zain Saudi Arabia as a highly-accomplished telecom professional having enjoyed over 30 years of experience in the international ICT sector, and playing a key role in the transformation and growth of a number of companies operating across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions.
In his most recent role, Mr. Kaliaropoulos was the GM of ‘touch’ Lebanon until June 2016, the country’s leading operator that Zain manages on behalf of the Lebanon Telecom Ministry and then took on the role as an advisor to the ‘touch’ Chairman and Vice Chairman of Zain Group, Mr Bader Al Kharafi.
He has also served as a Director on the Board of various technology and telecommunication companies in Singapore, India, USA, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.
Mr. Kaliaropoulos has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the University of NSW (Sydney, Australia) and has a Master of Business Administration, from Macquarie University (Sydney).
Current Chief Executive Officer, Hassan Kabbani, decided to step down from his post for personal reasons, effective 31st December 2016. ■