Telenor Pakistan has appointed Khalid Shehzad as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company with effect from April 28 (Tuesday). Formerly, Khalid was heading the IT division of the company as its Chief Information Officer (CIO). Atiq Ahmed, Director Operations and Maintenance, Technical Division, is taking up an expanded role as Deputy CTO.
The changes in higher management were announced by CEO Telenor Pakistan Jon Eddy Abdullah at the company’s headquarters in Islamabad on Tuesday. The new positions were introduced in the wake of the recent merger of the Technical and IT divisions in the company.
Jon Eddy Abdullah, highly confident with the move, said: “The products we sell and the services we provide are based on a sound telecom network infrastructure and IT systems. Our core competency in Network and IT must always be the best in the industry. I am extremely confident that, with the new technical leadership, we can reaffirm our solid trust in the foundation of our business – Technology.