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edotco Announces People Movement Across its Group of Companies
Kuala Lumpur, 10 August 2016

edotco Group (“edotco”) today announces people movement across its Group of companies, with the new appointment of its Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director for edotco Myanmar.

This movement is in line with the Group’s strategy to strengthen the operations focus across 6 countries and to accelerate the Group’s pursuit of establishing innovative telecoms infrastructure in the region.

Oliver Coughlan, currently the Managing Director of edotco Myanmar, will move on to a new regional role as the Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective 1 September 2016. Oliver, an international telecommunications leader with more than 20 years of experience in telecoms and the tower industry, was with Netshare Ireland and Myanmar Tower Company (MTC) prior to joining edotco in January 2016. Reporting directly to the Group CEO, Oliver will share responsibility for edotco’s business operations and growth in Malaysia, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Succeeding Oliver will be Vijendran (Vijay) Watson, who will move from his assignment as Director of Operations and Business Support, edotco Group, to lead edotco Myanmar as the Managing Director. Vijay has over 37 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and has held many leadership roles in Australia and Asia. He was previously the founding Managing Director of Transcend Towers in India, have worked with American Towers and joined edotco at its inception.

“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”, said Suresh Sidhu, CEO of edotco Group.

edotco is the first regional tower services provider in Asia, with a portfolio of over 16,000 towers in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar. It is constantly innovating to increase the efficiency of telecommunications infrastructure use and expand connectivity in the region.

About edotco group

Established in 2012, edotco is the first regional and 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).

With a regional portfolio that includes over 16,000 towers across edotco’s core markets of Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar, edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. edotco’s value-added services are supported by state-of-the-art real time monitoring service, echo, which has improved field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecoms 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.

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edotco Group
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