ABS has announced the appointment of Flavien Bachabi as the Managing Director of Africa. Flavien will be responsible for leading the sales and business operations for the African continent.
Tom Choi, Chief Executive Officer of ABS said, “We are excited to have Flavien on board at ABS, heading up our African operations. As the regional Head of Sales, he will be responsible for managing and developing new business for the market. Flavien has over 30 years of experience in the satellite and telecommunication industry and has extensive knowledge of the Africa market. His expertise and leadership skills will contribute to our expansion for this growing continent.”
Prior to joining ABS, Flavien was the Vice President of Business Operations and Intergovernmental Initiatives and held various management roles at Intelsat, including Regional Vice President for Africa. He has also spent 15 years in senior positions with Benin Telecommunications and served on international councils and committees including the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) and the Regional African Satellite Communications Organization (RASCOM). He is also a sitting board member of the Advisory Board of the Smart Sustainable Development Model (SSDM) of ITU.