Omani operator Nawras has appointed Greg Young as its new CEO with effect from 23 October 2013. Greg will replace Ross Cormack, who will be taking up another leading role in the Ooredoo group.
Gregis a telecoms professional with 29 years of experience in the wireless and telecoms industry, including executive management and commercial and technical roles with leading operators.
Prior to joining Nawras, he worked as CEO of Sri Lanka Telecom, the second largest publically listed company in the country with over 10,000 employees across the group.
Amjad Mohamed Al Busaidi, chairman of Nawras said: “I and the entire board of directors are delighted to welcome Greg to the Nawras family and to Oman. I am confident that he will continue our unwavering commitment to investing in the best available technology for the benefit of our customers.
“We also take this opportunity to thank our departing CEO, Ross Cormack, for creating a leading telecoms business in Oman and nurturing what has grown into a great company. Ross has been an inspirational leader to the Nawras family and was instrumental Nawras in achieving many significant milestones. We wish Ross and his family all the best in his new role and we are also pleased that he will continue to play a role in the Ooredoo group.”