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Vodafone announces new GM for Datec

Vodafone Fiji’s acquisition of Datec Fiji Limited had been a substantial strategic move to position the organization into offering end-to-end ICT solutions. Vodafone’s CEO Pradeep Lal today announced an executive appointment for Datec to strengthen further the company’s strategy. Ateen Kumar has been appointed as General Manager for Datec, joining the business with more than […]

Peni Shute

January 30, 2016 8:48 am

Vodafone Fiji’s acquisition of Datec Fiji Limited had been a substantial strategic move to position the organization into offering end-to-end ICT solutions.

Mr. Ateen Kumar has bee appointed the new General Manager for Datec. Photo: Supplied.
Mr. Ateen Kumar has bee appointed the new General Manager for Datec. Photo: Supplied.

Vodafone’s CEO Pradeep Lal today announced an executive appointment for Datec to strengthen further the company’s strategy.

Ateen Kumar has been appointed as General Manager for Datec, joining the business with more than 10 years of experience in the mobile ICT industry and having executed highly successful IT strategies in integrated solutions. He brings on board the necessary leadership and extensive experience to drive our transformations.

Mr. Kumar holds a Masters in Computing Science and Information Systems, Masters of Business Administration with a Bachelors Degree in Computing Science and Information Systems from the University of the South Pacific. He has also attained a Diploma in Project Management from the Arthur Group, Pty Limited, Australia.

“I thank Vodafone Fiji for the opportunity. I applied for the position when it was  advertised for both the local and international applicants. Vodafone Fiji has allowed me to grow within the company since I joined the IT department as a graduate and has given me the opportunities to harness my skills and to further explore the boundaries of the dynamic mobile and ICT industry,” said the newly appointed GM for Datec, Ateen Kumar.

Mr. Kumar commences in his new role as General Manager for DatecFiji Limited from 1st of February 2016.

Before his appointment at Datec, Mr. Kumar headed IT and Corporate Security for Vodafone Fiji. He joined the organization in 2004 as an IT Cadet and has risen through the ranks.

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