Singapore, January 11th, 2022
Technology solutions company Globe Teleservices Pte. Ltd., GTS, a global provider of traffic management, fraud detection and voice/SMS connectivity solutions today announced that it has appointed Akbar Amin Ladak as Executive Vice President – Middle East and Africa.
Akbar Amin Ladak will focus on growing GTS’ market in these key territories with a specific focus on driving market acceptance of the innovative new digital offerings. He will drive growth and brand acceptance in the fast-evolving global telecom market at a key turning point when major changes like the emergence of 5G and rapid digitization are imminent. A key part of his role will be to evangelize offerings aligned with the new telecom landscape.
“It’s a pleasure to have Akbar join the GTS team.” Said Ashutosh Agarwal, Founder and Managing Director. “His rich experience in launching and operating mobile networks and mobile wallets across multiple geographies in Africa will be invaluable in helping us expand our already significant footprint in this fast-growing region. His expertise, experience, and deep interest in telecom innovation make him a great fit for our future plans.”
An experienced leader, with close to 20 years of experience in the telecom space, Akbar has closely worked with many regulatory and development institutions to launch products and services that impact lives. Prior to GTS, Akbar was CEO of SMART Mobile by Lacell SU.
“It’s a genuine pleasure to join the talented team at GTS,” said Akbar. “GTS has an evolved way of looking at the telecom sector. They have a broad range of partners, a great market presence, and a comprehensive set of solutions. I am most impressed by their ability to keep evolving their solution portfolio as the technology ecosystem evolves. Right from blending in cutting-edge AI into their security solutions to expanding their vision to fold in eKYC and other digital solutions, Ashutosh and the team are always future-ready. I am convinced that GTS will play a key role in the progress of the telecom sector, and specifically in the Middle East and Africa.”
Akbar will report to Ashutosh Agarwal, Managing Director and be a key part of the executive leadership at GTS.
About Globe Teleservices
Globe Teleservices – GTS is a Singapore-based Telecommunications company, providing diversified and technologically advanced solutions for the global telecom industry and other technology-focused sectors. GTS is a leading international voice, messaging, and managed service provider that continues to grow and expand its footprint across the globe. GTS’s solutions extend the impact of telecom technology into sectors like banking and financial services to enable customer connectedness and engagement. GTS works closely with over 100 Mobile operators to provide solutions that have a direct impact on revenues and customer engagement with a focus on managing frauds and network vulnerabilities.
With an employee strength of more than 350, GTS has a worldwide presence in Dubai, India, Malaysia, Hongkong, Kenya, and Tanzania among others.
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