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Gurmendez to take over as head of Uruguay's Antel

Monday 22 June 2020 | 12:02 CET | News
Uruguayan industry Minister Omar Paganini announced that the new president of state-owned operator Antel will be Gabriel Gurmendez, who previously held the position from 2002 to 2004, before going on to work as CEO of hotels group HRU and country manager of Codere. He will take over from Guillermo Iglesias, who was asked to step down by the country's president Luis Lacalle Pou in May over a decision to convert 857 workers into full-time civil servants, subsequently revoked by the government.

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Companies: Antel
Countries: Uruguay
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