Mahtab new president of AMTOB


The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh, or AMTOB, has elected Robi’s Managing Director and CEO Mahtab Uddin Ahmed as its new president. He succeeds Grameenphone’s outgoing CEO Michael Foley as the head of the apex trade body for the country’s telecom operators.

Banglalink CEO Erik Aas and Grameenphone’s CEO-designate Yasir Azman have been elected senior vice-president and vice-president, respectively, the association said in a statement on Wednesday. The election was held at the Annual General Meeting of the association at a Dhaka hotel on Tuesday.

 according to the statement.

Mahtab said after assuming the new role that it was “an honour and privilege for me to lead an industry that is the key enabler for the implementation of the ‘Digital Bangladesh’ vision”.

"As the president of AMTOB, I look forward to engaging with the government, the civil society, the media and most importantly the people of the country to make sure the country’s digital journey ahead is in tune with the spirit of this great nation of ours,” he added.