GO has appointed Mr Nikhil Patil as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 9 April 2018. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Malta Properties Company plc, where he will continue working, on a transitional basis, till 1 June 2018.
Mr Patil is a professional with over fifteen years experience in operations, strategy, mergers and acquisitions in telecoms companies, including GO, BMIT, Cablenet, and Interoute. He has previously served as non-executive director of GO, working closely with the Company’s senior management to define and implement its strategy. He spearheaded a number of strategic acquisitions, helping GO to diversify its business both in Malta and Cyprus, and successfully spinning off Malta Properties Company plc into a separate entity. As Chairman of GO’s Audit Committee, he was also responsible for oversight of GO’s financial reporting, risk management and disclosures.
Mr Patil, a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from IMD, Switzerland.