Yaser Maher, Chief Executive Officer, Digicel Vanuatu Limited
Yaser joined Digicel as Chief Executive Officer in Vanuatu in June 2015. Prior to this he was the CEO and Chairman of the board for Beeline in Laos. He holds a Bachelor degree in commerce and EDP from Navara University in Spain.
Yaser possesses over 35 years of experience mainly in the commercial arena, among which, 16 years in the telecommunication industry. Yaser worked at both the operators’ level as well as Group level. At operators’ level, he worked in Vodafone Egypt, Vodafone Italy, Etisalat in Saudi Arabia and Beeline in Laos and at Group level, he worked in Orascom Telecom and Vimpelcom. He also supported Vodafone Global in developing the CRM strategy for the group.
Yaser played a key role in the launch of four Telecom operators in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, North Korea and Canada, and supported the merger of two operators in Greece and the transformation of a multi-billion operation in Italy.
Lately in Laos, he managed to launch 3G, 4G and FTTH technologies, also the rebranding project from Tigo to Beeline.