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May 6, 2013

Vodafone Qatar Appoints New CEO

Vodafone Qatar has announced that they will appoint a new Chief Executive Officer from June 2013.

Kyle Whitehill will take over responsibility for the company from Richard Daly who will be returning home to the UK for family reasons.

Whitehill will join Vodafone Qatar from Vodafone Ghana where he has been Chief Executive Officer since 2010. Under Whitehill’s leadership, Vodafone Ghana has seen a significant increase in revenue market share and profitability.

He has worked for Vodafone Group since 2001 and has previously held a variety of senior roles including Enterprise Business Unit Director in the UK and Chief Operating Officer in India.

Commenting on the appointment of Mr Whitehill, H.E Sheikh Abdulrahman Bin Saud Al-Thani Chairman of Vodafone Qatar said “I and the entire Board of Vodafone Qatar are delighted to welcome Kyle and his family to Qatar. I am sure that Kyle’s deep experience in Enterprise and Fixed Line Services will ensure the continued success of Vodafone in Qatar.”

“We are sorry to see Richard leave and thank him for his efforts but fully understand his desire to spend more time with his family. The handover between Richard and Kyle will happen throughout the summer enabling a very smooth and seamless transition.”