KUALA LUMPUR: Vijendran Watson, country managing director for edotco Myanmar, has been appointed chief regional officer for the Bay of Bengal.
In a statement, the group said following the appointment Vijendran will lead business and operations in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. He will also continue in his role as country managing director for edotco Myanmar.
"As edotco enters the next phase of growth, this appointment will help support the growing business portfolios in these three markets.
"Potential for growth in these markets is immense. With the tower sharing license in Bangladesh which strengthens the services we can offer, the increasing adoption of next generation technology in Myanmar and the positive push for smart city solutions in Sri Lanka, we feel Vijendran’s wealth of experience in this sector will contribute to our ongoing ambition of becoming one of the world’s top five largest tower company," said edotco group CEO Suresh Sidhu.
According to the statement, Vijendran joined edotco in 2013 as director of group operations and became head of the Myanmar business in 2016.
He has over 40 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry including serving as the director of alliances for American Towers and as the founding managing director of Transcend Infrastructure in India.