Ali Agan Became an Executive of the Year
American Chamber of Commerce chose Kcell CEO Ali Agan as Executive of the Year on «AmCham Achievements Award - 2014". This award is given for outstanding achievements of companies and their executives. According to the outcome of 2013 Kcell showed excellent financial results and confirmed its leadership on the mobile market of Kazakhstan.
«AmCham Achievements Award-2014" is not only my recognition of contribution to the company success. This is recognition of each Kcell’s employee excellence. Each member of our team contributes to the efficient operation of all divisions of the company - from top management to engineers or call center operators. For me, as a leader, the most valuable part is human capital of Kcell. This allows us to show a good result and to be a recognized leader of mobile communication in Kazakhstan", - said Ali Agan, CEO Kcell.
Ali Agan has been working as a top-manager in the international telecommunications and financial sector for over 20 years. He successfully led the subsidiary of TeliaSonera in Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. Since June 1, 2013, Ali Agan is holding CEO position at the largest mobile operator in Kazakhstan Kcell.
Since that period Kcell has been managed to keep its leadership position in the market. Despite the high competitive environment and strong price pressure EBITDA margin exceeded 55% in 2013.
In April, Kcell won Sustained Reputation Award at "Topzhargan" reputation project. The European Business Association of Kazakhstan awarded Kcell in March this year for the project "ICT Development Fund", which was recognized as one of the best in the category of "Support of Kazakhstani entrepreneurs".