Opening up business scopes for the telecom operators would help develop the sector and attract more foreign investment to the sector, Mahtab suggested. If the leading mobile phone operator invests 25 per cent of its profit in the market to acquire customers from other operators, Robi, Banglalink and Teletalk would be at stake, the Robi CEO observed. He is a Chartered Accountant with an established record of success in developing and implementing company strategies, digital transformations, business development, and cost excellence. After he served the firm in the capacity for some three-and-a-half years, Robi assigned Mahtab as its chief operating officer in April 2014. Updated: 15 Oct 2020 09:16 PM BdST. focused on Executive Education from Harvard Business School.
‘Unless the policymakers understand our problems, how can we motivate the shareholders who have invested huge amounts of money in our company over the last 21 years as Robi could earn very little amounts of profit in last two years,’ Mahtab said. View Mahtab Uddin Ahmed’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Of the rest 28 per cent revenue, the operators have to pay different claims from government agencies, leaving the mobile phone service providers in a difficult situation to make profit, said the AMTOB president. Get the WebMD Daily newsletter for health tips, wellness updates and more. About the shareholders’ impression of Robi, he said, ‘Of course, they are not happy with the development,’ adding, ‘Multinational companies do not want to make a huge profit, rather they want to see consistency in performance.’, A consistent business performance requires consistency in policies as well, Mahtab said, adding, ‘We were hopeful of making around Tk200 crore or above in profit but the projection did not materialise due to the imposition of higher taxes on us in the 2019-20 fiscal budget.’. Mahtab became the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer of Robi Axiata Limited on November 1, 2016. Speaking about Robi’s decision to float shares in the capital market, Mahtab said, ‘It’s our second attempt to get enlisted with the stock market after the first attempt in 2014.’. Â© 2005 - 2020 WebMD LLC.
Mahtab, after serving British-Dutch transnational consumer entity Unilever for 17 years in different leadership capacities, entered the telecom sector in 2010 as the chief financial officer of Robi Axiata Limited.
At the beginning of the program, Robi’s Head of HR Faisal Imtiaz Khan appraised the students about the career opportunity at Robi. Mahtab Uddin has 2 jobs listed on their profile. Mahtab became the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer of Robi Axiata Limited on November 1, 2016. But, he said, it may not be the balanced way of running the money market.
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In addition to his current role as Robi’s MD and CEO, he is also serving as a Director in Nepal’s number one mobile phone operator, Ncell Pvt. I am driven by new ideas & fresh thinking. Md. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed .
The offer will continue for a month. Under Mahtab’s leadership, Robi became a profit-earning concern by attaining Tk 215 crore and Tk 17 crore in profits in 2018 and 2019 respectively despite tussles with the regulator, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, throughout the year 2019. Although the year 2019 was tough for Robi, the operator managed to grow at a rate above 10 per cent, he said. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed began his professional career with IDLC Finance, formerly known as the Industrial Development Leasing Company.
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… Fax: +8802-9632250, E-mail: [email protected]. ‘Unless the government protection is ensured for the small operators, the situation would be grave as we have seen in neighbouring India,’ the Robi CEO said. About the government plan to introduce the 5G services by 2021, the Robi chief said that the formulation of the regulatory framework came first as the operators would prepare for the next generation telecom based on the regulatory requirements. He also mentioned the development of fiber connectivity, supporting tower setup and uninterrupted power supply to the towers as major issues which should be addressed.