edotco Announces People Movement Across its Group of Companies, Names New Country Managing Director
Kuala Lumpur, 25 April 2017

edotco Group (“edotco”) today announces people movement across its Group of companies, with the new appointment of its Director of Sales and Country Managing Director for edotco Bangladesh.

This movement is in line with the Group’s strategy to strengthen the operations focus and to accelerate the Group’s pursuit of establishing innovative telecoms infrastructure in the region.

Darryll Sinnappa, currently the Country Managing Director of edotco Bangladesh, will move on to a new regional role as the Group Director of Sales effective 1st April 2017. Sinnappa, an international telecommunications leader with over 22 years diversified professional experience in telecommunications and IT industries, was previously with Axiata Group prior to joining edotco in October, 2014. Reporting directly to the Group CEO, Sinnappa will be responsible for managing the Group Sales & Marketing pillar, providing strategic support and direction in customer relations, increasing revenue market share and brand equity.

Succeeding Sinnappa will be Rahul Chaudhary, who will transition into his new role as the Country Managing Director of edotco Bangladesh. Chaudhary brings with him more than 27 years of experience and proven track record of leading teams in Telecom and Office Automation verticals across several regions in India and abroad. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Reliance Communications Ltd (Mumbai) and has also served several telecoms service operator companies in the region in various senior management capacities.

On his appointment, Rahul Chaudhary said “edotco Group is one of the region’s well established telecoms infrastructure companies. I am honored to join edotco as its new Country Managing Director for edotco Bangladesh, and look forward to continuing the success of the Group as it seeks to expand and grow in the region.”

“At edotco, we continuously review and refresh our management teams to ensure we operate at the most optimal level to meet the increasing challenges and potential ventures into other emerging markets. Today’s announcement affirms our commitment to become the best telecoms infrastructure company in the region, while continuing to enhance diversity within the Group. I am pleased to welcome Rahul to edotco, and to his new role as Country Managing Director for edotco Bangladesh. Rahul’s reputation for industry excellence and his excellent track record is well regarded and I am confident Rahul will take edotco Bangladesh forward to greater success”, said Suresh Sidhu, CEO of edotco Group.

edotco is the first regional tower services provider in Asia, with a portfolio of over 25,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. It is constantly innovating to increase the efficiency of telecommunications infrastructure use and expand connectivity in the region.

About edotco

Established in 2012, edotco Group is the first regional integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).

edotco operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 25,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 17,100 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 8,100 towers managed through a range of services provided. edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Its state-of-the-art real time monitoring service, echo, has already seen improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.

Through its operations in developing Asian economies, edotco has established a strong track record in nation building. edotco has progressively invested in industry best practices, providing a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions and offering value-added services to enhance efficiencies and connectivity for communities. edotco is committed to conducting its business in a responsible and sustainable manner for the benefit of its customers, employees, communities and developing nations.

edotco Bangladesh was established in 2013 with the objective to provide telecommunications infrastructure services to customers, and in our bid to be the one stop center for telecommunication sites and bandwidth services in Bangladesh. With a footprint of over 8,200 sites nationwide, edotco Bangladesh is well placed with expertise to contribute towards carving the path to transform Dhaka into the Center of Innovation and Excellence, as part of the future towards Digital Bangladesh 2021.

edotco was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2016 Southeast Asia Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.

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edotco Bangladesh Co. Ltd
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