Niaz A Malik has been appointed Deputy CEO of Zong, a company statement has said.
Statement said that the appointment of Mr. Malik marks a greater quest of Zong to have an aggressive growth in the Pakistani market.
As its Chief Strategy Officer he was a fundamental force to carve out the growth plan for China Mobile Pakistan in which the company acquired over 50% market share in the Pakistani market in the year 2013 and hefty market share in the later years.
Mr Malik later remained the Chief Corporate Sales officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief of Enterprise and Governance. He also headed its multi dimension Platform and Partnership (P&P) initiatives along with being head of its PR and its Mobile Financial unit (MFS) in the recent years.
Mr. Malik is respected in the Telecom circles as one of the premier strategic brains with immense understanding of operations, technology and aggressive marketing capabilities.
Previously, he has served as Executive Vice President Corporate Sales, Executive Vice President Product Development, Executive Vice President Central and Chief Information Officer of Pakistan Telecommunication Company (PTCL).
He has worked as a management consultant with top fortune 50 companies in the USA and Canada before coming to Pakistan.