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Mahtab steps down as Robi’s CEO

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  • 6 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Mahtab steps down as Robi’s CEO

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Following a very successful stint as Robi’s managing director and CEO for five illustrious years, Mahtab Uddin Ahmed has decided not to renew his contract.

His term with Robi will officially come to an end on 31 October 2021, but he has decided to go on leave with immediate effect, said a Robi statement. 

Robi’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), M Riyaaz Rasheed, in addition to his current role as CFO, will serve as the Acting CEO with immediate effect.

Chairman of Robi Board of Directors, Thayaparan Sangarapillai said, “On behalf of the Robi Board of Directors, I would like to thank Mahtab for establishing Robi firmly as the leading digital service provider of the country.”

Mahtab thanked Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission(BTRC), Posts and Telecommunications Division, ICT Division, Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC), Dhaka Stock Exchange, Chittagong Stock Exchange, Robi’s employees and the management team, the business partners, the media fraternity, and the customers for extending their kind cooperation towards him throughout his leadership in Robi.

As Robi’s first home-grown CEO, Mahtab took the company to the dizzying

height of success that includes achieving leadership position in 4G, a number of path-breaking innovative digital initiatives, the biggest ever IPO, etc.

He leaves behind Robi on a strong foundation to transform itself into the Digital Champion of the industry through leadership in digital innovation, the mobile phone operator said.