Siemens Enterprise Communications has named Hamid Akhavan as chief executive officer of SEN group. Akhavan joins Siemens from Deutsche Telekom where he served as COO.
Akhavan has years of experience in the communications industry, holding senior positions with Teligent, Inc., T-Mobile International and Deutsche Telekom. Joe Kaeser, CFO of Siemens AG, said “Hamid Akhavan is the ideal person for appointment at SEN. He is a respected expert in this field and has outstanding managerial and entrepreneurial qualities, which he has demonstrated on numerous occasions. We are very pleased that he will be moving the positive development of the SEN business up to a new level.”
Regarding his appointment, Akhavan said, “From a personal perspective, the opportunity to lead the ongoing success story of SEN Group, with its proud history of industry firsts, outstanding talent and leading market positions in many of its solutions and services is very exciting. We operate in a highly competitive market that is continually advancing and I am committed to building significant value for the customers, shareholders and employees of SEN Group.”