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Resume for Farrukh H. for Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader / Telecommunications Services in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Occupation: Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader Industry: Telecommunications Services
Country: Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) City: Abidjan
State: Abidjan ZIP: 75500

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Executive having more than years, domestic and International, experience with demonstrable
track record of successfully launching new businesses/services, setting up of large Sales &
Distribution networks and General Management with P&L responsibility. Since last six years am
working with Telecom Division of Abu Dhabi based Dhabi Group. During this period have held
important positions, including that of Regional CEO Africa operation comprising of Congo and
Ivory Coast.
• Business Development & Revenue Growth
• Strategic Planning & Execution
• Financial Control & Performance Optimization
• Business Process Engineering
• Organizational & Cultural Transformation
• Leadership, Training, Coaching & Mentoring
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|Warid Telecom International | YEARS | |
| | | |
|Telecom arm of Dhabi Group | | |
| |Designation |Company |
|Time Period | | |
| |Chief Executive Officer |Warid Cote d’Ivoire SA |
|September – To date |Chief Executive Officer |Warid Congo |
| |General Manager |Warid Telecom Pvt Ltd, |
| |Sales & Distribution |Lahore, Pakistan |
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|Arfeen International | YEARS | |
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|Telecom Division | | |
| | | |
| – April |Director Sales & Marketing |Envicrete Ltd. |
| |Director Operations |Telecard Ltd. |
| |Senior General Manager |Telecard Ltd. |
| |General Manager |Telecard Ltd. |
| |Center/North | |
| |General |Telecard Ltd. |
| |ManagerSales/Marketing |Telecard Ltd. |
| |Marketing Manager | |
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July – To date Chief Executive Officer Warid Cote
d’Ivoire SA
Ivory Coast –
West Africa
• In this position setup the company and am leading rollout of a US$ M Greenfield GSM
operation with .M capacity for phase one.
• Preparation and board approval of year business plan with a strategic vision of making Warid the
preferred operator within a span of years.
• Special emphasis portraying a realistic market size and growth opportunities and achieving
EBITDA positive in year .
• Instilled the idea of penetration/growth through continuous innovation and differentiation.
• In depth involvement in development of retail and distribution infrastructure to ensure maximum
market awareness through cost effective trade development plans.
• Introduction and implementation of core value system emphasizing on being an equal opportunity
• Overseeing preparation and finalization of HR induction plan, Sales & Distribution & Marketing
• Development of Business Processes, Product Development/Selection, IT & GSM rollout plans.
• Negotiations with Key Vendors, the Regulator and other government agencies for acquisition of
dual band GSM License, Spectrum and financial incentives.
May – March Chief Executive Officer Warid
• Took over this group company in Africa in challenging circumstances, while continuing as CEO
Cote d’Ivoire, requiring immediate turnaround to stay viable.
• Rebuilt the management team & optimized the CAPEX/OPEX.
• Initiated business process reengineering that resulted in maximized profit margins through optimal
utilization of resources.
• Revamped the commercial/Sales & Distribution strategy aimed at accelerated growth of subscriber
base and Revenue/ARPU.
• Renegotiated with banks credit lines and obtained more favorable terms at reduced rates,
improving cash management and securing future growth of the company.
• Revamped the supply chain management mechanism, renegotiated rates with existing partners
resulting in % reduction in costs.
• Increased % subscriber base & % ARPU within six months.
• Restructured the organization and reduced the headcount by to control OPEX and enhance
efficiency level.
• Successfully managed merger of Warid Congo with Essar Group in high recession time.
September July
General Manager
Warid Telecom
Pvt Ltd
Sales & Distribution
Lahore, Pakistan
• Joined Warid Pakistan as General Manager Distribution & Payphones prior to its launch of
commercial operations.
• Played an important role in setting up its country wide distribution network and
subsequent launch of GSM Payphones.
• Was re–designated as General Manager Sales & Distribution. This enhanced role includes,
in addition to Distribution, management of Franchise operations, Corporate, Affinity and
other sales channels.
• Managed the Distribution and Franchise network which is spread from metropolitan cities to
remote rural and northern areas of the country comprising of over Franchises, plus
distributors and a network of , retail outlets with a monthly turnover of USD million.
• Responsible for optimum utilization of distribution channel through cost effective trade
development plans
• Identify market needs and recommend designing of customized product portfolios specific to
defined corporate segments in order to generate new business and maximize company revenues.

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