June 24, 2024

Sunita Bottse Appointed As CEO of Ooredoo Group’s Mena Digital Hub

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Sunita Bottse Appointed As CEO of Ooredoo Group's Mena Digital Hub as she brings extensive experience from Microsoft and other leading data centre companies
Sunita Bottse Appointed As CEO of Ooredoo Group's Mena Digital Hub-Image Courtesy-Ooredoo

Ooredoo Group announced the appointment of Sunita Bottse as the CEO of Mena Digital Hub, effective from 26 May 2024. According to Industry sources, Mena Digital Hub, Ooredoo’s newly established, carrier-neutral data centre firm, is set to transform the region’s digital infrastructure by providing cutting-edge colocation services to hyperscalers and enterprises.

According to Industry sources, Sunita Bottse brings extensive experience from Microsoft and other leading data centre companies. Sunita Bottse joins Mena Digital Hub with an extensive background in the data centre industry. Previously serving as the Senior Director of Data Centres Site Acquisition (EMEA) at Microsoft. She is a Certified Data Centre Professional and Specialist and has held significant roles including Managing Director of Data Centres (APAC) at Lendlease, CEO of SUPERNAP, and VP of Ctex, the first Tier IV certified data centre in the LATAM region.

Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Group CEO, Ooredoo

Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Group CEO, Ooredoo, commented: “Sunita’s appointment marks an exciting milestone in our journey to transform the digital infrastructure in the MENA region. Her extensive experience and visionary leadership will be instrumental in driving Mena Digital Hub’s growth and reinforcing our commitment to innovation and excellence.”

Aziz added: “By providing the latest and most advanced data centre solutions that are both sustainable and highly efficient, we are solidifying our position as the leading digital infrastructure provider in the region and accelerating its digital transformation. With Sunita at the helm of Mena Digital Hub, we are confident in our ability to set new benchmarks in the industry and deliver unparalleled value to existing and new customers.”

According to Industry sources, Mena Digital Hub has established itself as a standalone entity, enabling Ooredoo to unlock operational efficiencies, synergies, and growth opportunities with new and existing tenants across the region. The company plans to expand its capacity to more than 120 megawatts with a USD 1 billion investment in the medium to long term.

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