Ooredoo Oman announced on 24 January that Ooredoo Group CCO, Ian Dench, has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for Ooredoo Oman. Dench, who joined majority shareholder Qatar's Ooredoo in 2006, has replaced Greg Young, who resigned in October 2016. Ooredoo Oman reported a 5.4 percent fourth-quarter profit growth last week.
Prior to working at Ooredoo, Dench has held positions at BT, O2, Batelco and Mobily. He has worked in telecommunications firms across Europe, Asia and Middle East. Ian joined Ooredoo Qatar operations in 2006 as executive director, Corporate & VIP Accounts.
In 2012, Ian was appointed as the chief marketing officer.As the new CEO of Ooredoo Oman, Ian will reportedly lead the company through the next phase of network enhancements and the digital evolution of products and services to customers across Oman.