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Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 16
By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:
Richard Shearer, CEO of the Azerbaijani mobile operator Bakcell Ltd., has said that his contract with the company will expire in April.
Shearer told reporters Feb. 16 that after the expiration of the contract he will leave the company for family reasons.
Shearer was appointed the CEO of Bakcell in April 2011. He has held several leadership positions at major telecommunications companies prior to joining Bakcell.
Prior to joining Bakcell in 2011, Shearer served as the Management Board Member for the Consumer Segment in TPSA/Orange, which is the leading mobile operator and Incumbent Telco, new TV Service Provider in Poland.
With more than 5,300 base stations 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 3G service is available in all regions of Azerbaijan and covers 93 percent of population.