Rajeev Sethi has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) by the Board of Directors of Robi Axiata Limited. He joined Robi after a successful stint as CEO at Myanmar’s top operator Ooredoo Myanmar. Prior to that, he was working as the Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Africa. The article is about Robi Appointed Razeev Sethi As New CEO.
He replaced Riyaaz Rasheed, who was the Acting CEO of Robi since August 2021. From now on, Mr. Riyaaz Rasheed will assume his role as Chief Financial Officer. Finally, the joint Acting Group CEO welcomed Mr. Rajeev to the Robi family. Robi is currently at the forefront of digital innovation, and the operator as a whole is poised to take the next step. At such a time, Robi has strong and capable leadership like Mr. Rajeev. He added, “We are delighted to have Robi celebrating 25 years of operations in Bangladesh. At this juncture, Mr. Rajeev’s administration will add new dimensions to Robi’s competitive position in the Bangladeshi market.”
Robi Axiata Limited confirmed that Mr. Riyaz has played a great role in keeping the Robi team together during the most challenging times. In addition, his contribution to Robi’s business growth during his five-quarter tenure has been outstanding. As a result, he is handing over to Mr. Rajeev, putting the organization in the right position to take the company to the next level.
Meanwhile, Rajeev Sethi, taking charge as Robi’s CEO, said, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve in Bangladesh’s leading digital company, Robi Aziata Ltd. Over the years, Robi has transformed itself into a truly digital telco through innovation. However, the most important thing is to move forward in the future. Therefore, this innovation is the core strength that is embedded in Robi’s work culture. I believe that with the support of Team Robi, we will be able to strengthen our position in the market in the coming days.”
Mr. Rajeev has extensive experience in the IT industry and has held leadership positions in companies such as Vodafone, HP, Hutchison Telecom, and Asia Paints. Shetty holds an MBA in Marketing, Finance, and Operations from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India. Earlier, Rajeev Sethi served as the Chief Executive Officer of Grameenphone Limited, a subsidiary of Telenor.
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