On Monday June 1, 9mobile announced the appointment of Alan Sinfield as its substantive Chief Executive Officer.
According to the telecommunications firm, the new CEO brings a wealth of global operational expertise to the organisation having held leadership roles at numerous mobile, fixed-line and broadband data operators as well as retail, media, and wholesale distribution businesses across emerging markets in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Sinfield succeeds Stephane Beuvelet, who held the position in an acting capacity when the new board took over the company’s management in November 2018.
Sinfield brings extensive international and operational experience from wireless telecom, fintech, and banking sectors to his new role at 9mobile.
His global experience covers countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, Slovakia, Iraq, Qatar, Myanmar, South Korea, Cambodia and Hong Kong. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer at Amara Communications Co. (ananda), a 4G LTE mobile broadband operator in Myanmar, and before this, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Cadcomms (qb), in Cambodia, among other CEO positions he previously held.