Naeem Zamindar Likely to Head Wateen Telecom

Naeem Zamindar
Naeem Zamindar

Wateen Telecom is likely to sign Naeem Zamindar as CEO of the company, after Tariq Malik’s resignation last week, told us sources familiar with the situation.

Wateen decided not to comment on this officially, however, it said that company is in talks with potential candidates for the said slot – but nothing has been decided so far.

On similar grounds, ProPakistani learned that at least three candidates, including Naeem Zamindar, were shortlisted by Wateen’s Board of Directors. Other two candidates in the race were reportedly the top execs from WiMAX industry.

Sources confirmed ProPakistani that Naeem Zamindar’s name has been finalized for the CEO of Wateen Telecom.

Naeem Zamindar brings in vast experience in telecommunication and broadband industry, primarily with strategy and planning roles.

He is counted as the founding members of Mobilink, Pakistan’s largest cellular company. He was key person, aka 2IC at Mobilink in Zouhair Khaliq’s era. He was responsible for Mobilink’s strategy when Aamir Ibrahim replaced him. Then Mr. Zamindar was given charge of Mobilink’s Broadband Unit – however, Mustafa Piracha replaced him there too.

Wateen Telecom is likely to announce Mr. Zamindar’s appointment  early next month.

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