Movings and shakings: Dubai telco du gets new CIO

Peter Larnholt will join on April 1.
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du's stand at GITEX 2018 in Dubai.

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent company of Dubai-based telco du, has appointed Peter Larnholt as its new chief information officer (CIO).

Larnholt will take on the CIO role from 1st April. He was formerly CIO & vice president of global service delivery at Millicom, and has also held roles with Yoigo, TeleSonera and Ericsson in Europe and the USA.

Osman Sultan, CEO of du, said: "It has become a cornerstone within any telecom company transformation to embrace talents with diverse international backgrounds. I am very pleased to announce an addition to our leadership team that will bring more breadth of international flair and expertise derived from influential global organizations. Because ICT is becoming a main pillar in the transformation of enterprises, this appointment will drive EITC's digital journey thanks to Larnholt's formative experience within the ICT and Telecommunications sector.

"The appointment of Larnholt is vital to EITC's core business capabilities as we continue to invest in futuristic technologies to leverage our digital transformation. We are delighted to have him on board as our journey gains momentum and we believe that his digital acumen will add to the efficiency and customer experience fronts," Sultan added.

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