Etisalat appoints former Telefonica group CEO Villalonga to board

Monday 10 September 2018 | 09:14 CET | News
UAE operator Etisalat has appointed Juan Villalonga, the former chief executive of Telefonica, to the last of the seven seats on the board assigned to Emirates Investment Authority, which represents the government shareholding in the company. Villalonga is a co-founder and partner at Hermes Growth Partners, a private equity firm specialising in investments in growth-stage companies. As CEO of Telefonica Group, he expanded the company's market capitalisation from USD 12 billion to over USD 100 billion. 

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Categories: General
Companies: Etisalat / Telefonica
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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