ananda is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Sinfield as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Alan officially assumed the role of ananda CEO effective 1 June 2018.
A seasoned telecommunications business specialist, Alan brings a wealth of global operational expertise. He has held leadership roles at numerous mobile, fixed line and broadband data operators as well as retail, media and wholesale distribution businesses across emerging markets in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
“We are delighted to welcome Alan Sinfield to ananda and to Myanmar. With his strong leadership qualities, business acumen and extensive industry experience, Alan is highly capable of steering the future growth of ananda and supporting the development of our Myanmar team,” said IGE Group of Companies Chairman U Ne Aung.
Alan has served as telecoms CEO for the last 11 years and possesses well over 15 years of C-level experience. He has worked in nearly 50 countries including Asian countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Korea and Vietnam.
“As a nascent market, Myanmar has incredible potential and wonderful challenges. It’s an exciting time to be in the telecom industry here at this moment in time and to be part of ananda which is committed to bringing an innovative new dimension of service to the market,” said ananda CEO Alan Sinfield.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Alan started his career in banking and financial services, holding director-level roles in a number of European companies. Before moving to Myanmar, he was CEO of Cambodian telecommunications data service provider qb.
ananda, Myanmar’s first data-only 4G+ provider, ananda offers unlimited data at high speed with its purpose-built network.