Batelco names new chief executive

April 3, 2014 2:53 am

Bahraini telecoms operator, Batelco has announced the appointment of Alan Whelan as group chief executive, nearly 11 months after its former CEO quit, Reuters has reported. Replacing Sheikh Mohamed bin Isa al-Khalifa, who quit last May, Whelan is an industry veteran whose former employers include BT, AT&T and telecoms companies in India and Macao. Prior to Whelan’s appointment, a three-person committee of board members were in charge of Batelco.