Kayumov  New CEO Of Ncell Axiata Appointed As CEO Of Ncell Jabbor Kayumov, CEO of Ncell Axiata Jabbor Kayumov, CEO Of Ncell Nepal

10th May 2023, Kathmandu 

Jabbor Kayumov has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Managing Director (MD) of Ncell Axiata Limited (Ncell).

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Ncell held on May 09 appointed Jabbor as the new CEO & MD. Jabbor succeeded Andy Chong and assumed responsibilities from today (May 10). The outgoing CEO & MD Andy Chong will be moving to his new role as Axiata Group Chief Corporate Officer effective from 1 June 2023.

Jabbor brings with him almost 20 years of senior management experience in the telecommunications industry as a CEO of several companies under the top telecom organizations such as Telia (previously TeliaSonera) and Vimpelcom (now VEON). Jabbor is a business leader with an excellent track record across multiple leading companies in the industry. Prior to joining Ncell, Jabbor worked as the CEO of Digicel Trinidad & Tobago followed by Digicel Jamaica until April 2023. In the Caribbean markets, he led a turnaround of business operations transitioning into becoming a digital operator.

“I am delighted to be joining the Ncell team. It is a business with an impressive footprint, a strong brand portfolio, and look forward to working with this talented team. I will be focusing on working with the Ncell team to deliver a step-up in business performance and contribute towards the digital enhancement of Nepal in-line with Axiata Group’s broader vision of Advancing Asia and commitment to improving the lives of Nepalese,” said Jabbor Kayumov, CEO & MD of Ncell. “It is a matter of pride to serve over 16 million customers in Nepal and Nepalese.”

Jabbor holds extensive knowledge of the industry along with his successful track record in his role as the Chief Executive. As part of his diverse professional experience, he has been recognised for his exemplary work in people leadership, business improvements, digital, strategy, organizational design, and processes. Jabbor holds M.A in Economics from Khujand State University, Tajikistan.

Jabbor brings almost 20 years of telecommunications industry experience
• Focus on contributing towards the digital enhancement of Nepal in-line with Axiata’s     broader vision of Advancing Asia to improve the lives of Nepalese

Driven by his keen interest in advancing technologies and the growing need for customer-focused innovative products and services, Jabbor believes that to be successful in digital innovation, a collaborative environment is essential to drive high customer satisfaction and business results.

About Ncell
Ncell Axiata Limited is the first private sector telecommunications service provider of Nepal since 2004 and is constantly working towards its goal of connecting every Nepalese through its network, providing high-quality modern services to consistently create better value for our customers and partners.

Contributing to the vision of ‘Digital Nepal’ and the development of the country’s economy and infrastructure, Ncell has built world-class networks and communication services and operates the widest 4G network in the country, fulfilling the national need of high-speed mobile broadband and creating new opportunities for the people of Nepal towards a brighter digital future.

Ncell is one of the largest taxpayers in Nepal. Ncell has contributed over NPR 283 billion (as of the FY 2021/22) as taxes and fees since its inception. We have contributed over NPR 1.75 billion under our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in focus areas-education, environment, and health, supporting Government of Nepal extensively.

Ncell is a part of Axiata Group Berhad. Together with Axiata, Ncell is committed to contribute to the development of the country’s economy and infrastructure, building best-in-class networks and bringing people of Nepal within the reach of communications. Ncell converted into a public limited company into Ncell Axiata Limited on 3 August 2020. Ncell has been serving over 16 million Nepalese.


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