ZAIN BAHRAIN is a leading telecommunications operator since 2003 offering world-class mobile as well as broadband and fixed-wireless services. Zain Bahrain is part of the Zain Group, and is the innovation hub where new products and services are introduced and new records set. Having entered Bahrain on the wave of the world’s first nation-wide 3G mobile technology, Zain Bahrain flagged off an ambitious $50 million network upgrade that has seen us deploy the region’s first Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology. Its products and services go from fixed voice and broadband Internet services, to the latest in video telephony, TV streaming and video on demand.
Mr. Gegenheimer was appointed CEO of Zain Group effective December 2, 2012.
He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance and Management from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago.
Mr. Gegenheimer is a telecom veteran of over 24 years’ experience, with a track record of impressive results, and a good portion of his time spent in Kuwait and other places in the region.
He is a native of the US and prior to joining Zain Group spent the last decade in various senior management and leadership positions at regional operators, including in Kuwait. He has spent time working for technology heavyweights including Cisco Systems and Motorola, and has also enjoyed a stint in the financial services industry in the US.