Frédéric Schepens Elected Vice Chair of ITW Global Leaders’ Forum Board

Bayobab Group CEO, Frédéric Schepens, assumes pivotal role in ITW Global Leaders’ Forum, contributing strategic vision.

The ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF) announced that its members have elected Frédéric Schepens, CEO of Bayobab Group as the Vice Chair of the GLF Board.

As Vice Chair of the GLF Board, Frédéric will play a pivotal role in the delivery of the collaborative work and strategic vision of the GLF’s members, who include many of the largest international ICT service provider carriers globally.

Frédéric Schepens has been an active and engaged GLF board member since 2019 when, under his leadership, Bayobab (then known as MTN GlobalConnect) joined the roster of GLF Board member companies. Frédéric is a seasoned leader in the international connectivity space with over 28 years of experience. As CEO of Bayobab Group he is responsible for driving the strategy of the group, he has previously held executive positions at Vodafone and BICS.

I am honoured to be elected as the Vice Chair of the ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF) Board. This opportunity to contribute to the collaborative efforts and strategic vision of such a distinguished group of ICT service provider carriers is truly inspiring and i thank you for your trust and confidence. Together with the esteemed Chair, Elisabetta Romano, and the entire GLF Board, we will work diligently to realise our ambitions of the ‘Tomorrow’s Telco.’ I am looking forward to serving the international connectivity community and to meaningfully contributing to the ongoing development and success of the GLF and its impactful programmes.

Frédéric Schepens, Vice Chair, GLF Board

It is a great pleasure for me personally and on behalf of the GLF Board, to congratulate Fred for his election as Vice Chair. During these years of tenure as GLF Chair I have had the opportunity to exchange with Fred many conversations and work with him on different topics, always appreciating his forward-looking, strategic mindset coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the industry. I’m sure that his strategic contribution and expertise will be of great stimulus and I’m looking forward to collaborating with him to further develop and strengthen the GLF’s role in the ICT ecosystem.

Elisabetta Romano, Chief Network & Wholesale Officer of TIM, President of Sparkle and Chair of the GLF Board

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