06/28/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/28/2018 07:28
Nikola Ljushev assumes the position of Chief Executive Officer of Makedonski Telekom as of 1 July 2018.
Ljushev joins Telekom with an extensive experience on top-level management positions in Deutsche Telekom Group, in Cosmofon and in Telekom Austria Group. In the past year he was the Chief Executive Officer of Crnogorski Telekom (member of the Deutsche Telekom Group), a period in which the company made a turnaround in its operation resulting in growth, first time in six years. Therefore, he will continue to perform this function at the same time.
Before joining Crnogorski Telekom, Ljushev was in the executive management team of Telekom Austria in Macedonia as the Chief Executive Officer of Vip Operator from 2007 until 2015, and after the merger of Vip and One, was the Executive Director of one.Vip in the period 2015-2016. In Cosmofon, Ljusev was the Chief Technical Officer from 2003 until 2007.
He started his career in Makedonski Telekom back in 1997.
Ljushev holds BSc in Electrical Engineering in the area of electronics and telecommunications and additional education in corporate management from prestigious international schools and universities, including the Harvard Business School, INSEAD, University of Chicago and others. The influential magazine Global Telecom Business - London awarded him as one of the top Forty-Under-Forty executive directors in the telecommunication segment worldwide, twice, in 2010 and 2011.
His profound experience and expert knowledge of the telecommunication industry, including proven excellent achievements, were among the key reasons for his appointment as the CEO of Makedonski Telekom and a guarantee that the company will continue to realize the planned business targets and to lead the digitalisation of the Macedonian society.