Batelco Group has appointed Marco Regnier as group CFO with immediate effect.
Regnier joins the group from Tunis-based Tunisie Telecom, a subsidiary of Emirates International Telecommunications, where he was CFO for three years.
Prior to that, he held various other senior finance and advisory roles in the industry with companies such as Telesystem International Wireless and Watanya Telecom.
"We are pleased to welcome Marco to the group. His experience internationally and with other regional telecommunications companies in our markets of operation will further strengthen Batelco Group's management team," said Shaikh Mohamed bin Isa Al Khalifa, group CEO, Batelco.
"It also supports efforts, at this important time, for continued market leadership in Bahrain and the group's drive for growth across the Middle East and North Africa markets and Asia," he added.
Regnia replaces outgoing CFO, Kataryna Stapleton, who served as Batelco Group's CFO for five years.
Regnier has also worked with Imperial Oil, a Canadian subsidiary of ExxonMobil, as a financial analyst and at Ernst & Young in Canada as manager, advisory services.
He holds qualifications including Chartered Accountant (CA), Bachelor of Accounting Sciences (BSc) and MBA from ESG Montreal.