Nikolai Beckers has been appointed new head of the Bakcell LLC Azerbaijani mobile operator, according to the information announced May 19 at the Bakcell press conference.
Beckers has over 20 years of work experience in the telecommunications market. He assumed his duties starting from from early May.
Prior to Beckers' appointment, Richard Shearer held the post of CEO of the Bakcell LLC since April 2011.
Beckers served as the CEO at Telekom Romania Communications S.A. since April 1, 2013. He joined Telekom Romania in April 2013 from T-Systems France.
Beckers has wide experience in the field of telecommunications, IT&C, as well as the Internet and Social Media. He began his career in 1989 at Deutsche Bank.
Bakcell, the first mobile operator and the leading mobile Internet provider of Azerbaijan, offers a variety of products for modern mobile communications customers.
As one of the largest national non-oil investors, Bakcell today continues making large investments in the economy of Azerbaijan through its investments in state-of-the-art telecommunication technology and its people who service the company's customers.
Bakcell's network covers more than 99 percent of the population and 93 percent of the land area of the country (excluding occupied territories). Bakcell is a leader in innovation and it focuses on bringing the best of the mobile internet to Azerbaijanis through new partnerships and its Sur@ services.