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StarHub appoints new CEO after 'global executive search'

Incoming StarHub CEO Peter Kaliaropoulos. (Photo courtesy StarHub)

Singapore telco StarHub announced that it has appointed Peter Kaliaropoulos as its next Chief Executive Officer. Peter K, as is known, will take over as Group CEO on 9 July 2018.

According to a statement from the telco released on Friday (20 April), Peter K, who was most recently CEO of Zain Saudi Arabia, has 35 years of experience in the global Information and communication technology sector. He was previously with telcos across Asia Pacific and the Middle East including BT, Telstra, Optus, Clear, Batelco and Ooredoo. Peter K was even with StarHub way back in 2000 when the company began operations in Singapore.

In its statement, StarHub said that its key criteria in searching for a new chief executive included strong leadership “beyond conventional frameworks”, as well as diverse industry experience.

StarHub chairman Terry Clontz said, “This appointment is the result of an extensive and rigorous global executive search. As a telco veteran with a proven track record of achievements across a wide range of markets, and broad industry knowledge, the Board is confident that Peter is well qualified to lead StarHub in pursuing new opportunities and managing the challenges that operators face today.”

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