Rade Kovačević has been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Grameenphone, effective from 30 January 2018. Rade has been serving as the interim CTO at Grameenphone since June 18, 2017.
Rade has over 17 years of experience in the telecom industry, working in different senior positions. Prior to joining Grameenphone, he was serving as Head of IT Asia (acting), Technology & Services of Telenor Group and before that he was Head of Sourcing at Telenor India.
“I’m excited and honored to be part of this vibrant company which has a strong legacy of network quality and in providing innovative services. I’m humbled and grateful for the opportunity to join this team and to serve more than 65 million customers with their critical mobile services requirements,” said Rade Kovačević.
Welcoming him to Grameenphone, Michael Foley, CEO, said, “Rade is a seasoned veteran of the industry and the group. His broad skills and experience in both the IT and Network side of the business will be of great value as we navigate the challenges of 2018 and beyond.”
Rade is from Montenegro and has an M.Sc. in Electronics and Computer Science from the University of Montenegro. He is married and father of three children.