GBI names Amr Eid as acting CEO

Previous CEO Ahmed Mekky had stepped down from his position in March 2015
Abdulla Al Rwaili, EVC and MD, GBI (left) with  Amr Eid, the acting CEO of GBI (right)
Abdulla Al Rwaili, EVC and MD, GBI (left) with Amr Eid, the acting CEO of GBI (right)

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Gulf Bridge International “GBI" has announced that its Board of Directors has nominated and appointed Amr Eid as the acting chief executive officer, effective immediately, in addition to his role and responsibilities as the chief commercial officer.

Abdulla Al Rwaili, executive vice chairman and managing director, GBI said: “Amr Eid has been nominated by the Board of Directors in recognition of his sounding accomplishments”. He added “Amr Eid will focus on leading GBI through its progressive growth plans spearheading the company’s transformation and will enforce GBI’s positioning as a global multilayer services provider.”

Amr Eid brings over 23 years of experience in the technology and telecommunications industries having worked at leadership positions for numerous global multinational companies. He enjoys a industry track record of achievements in building new companies, divisions and subsidiaries, creating innovative go to market strategies, having won many recognitions and awards regionally and internationally over the span of his successful career.

Eid holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer and Telecommunications Engineering in addition to Post Graduate studies in Operations and Finance.

In March 2015, Ahmed Mekky had decided to step down from his position as a CEO of GBI and continued as a Board Member of the company. Abdulla Al-Rwaili, executive vice chairman and managing director, GBI had assumed the role of CEO since then.

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