Advisory board

TowerXchange is governed with the support of our Inner Circle informal network of advisors:

(Chairman) Daniel Lee, Managing Director, Intrepid Advisory Partners

Zhiyong Zhang, Chairman & President, Miteno

Akhil Gupta, Chairman, Bharti Infratel

Nat-sy Missamou, Sharing New Business Program Director, Orange

Nina Triantis, Managing Director, Global, Head of Telecoms & Media, Standard Bank

Terry Rhodes, CEO, Eaton Towers

Marc Ganzi, President, Digital Bridge &, Mexico Tower Partners

Arun Kapur, Co-Founder, Irrawaddy Green Towers

James Maclaurin, formerly CEO, edotco

David Murphy, Director – TMT, EMEA, Standard Chartered Bank

Dagan Kasavana, CEO, Phoenix Tower International

Chuck Green, Executive Chairman, Helios Towers Africa

Suresh Sidhu, CEO, edotco

Malcolm Collins, Chief Executive, CTIL

Ted Zhong, Founder & CEO, Astro Tower, Q Towers International

Hal Hess, EVP, International Operations and, President, EMEA and Latin America, American Tower

Nobel Tanihaha, President Director, PT SOLUSI TUNAS PRATAMA (STP)

Umang Das, Chief Mentor, American Tower

Gilles Kuntz, CEO, TowerCo of Madagascar

Maria Scotti, CEO, Torrecom

David Meganck, Founder and COO, Acsys

Tilak Raj Dua, Director General, TAIPA

Dimitris Lioulias, GM of Strategy, Saudi Telecom Company

Kurt Bagwell, President International, SBA Communications

Jim Eisenstein, Chairman & CEO, Grupo TorreSur

Bimal Dayal, CEO, Indus Towers

Inder Bajaj, Advisor, Helios Investment Partners & former CEO, HTN Towers

Jeffrey Eldredge, Partner, Vinson & Elkins

Enda Hardiman, Managing Partner, Hardiman Telecommunications Ltd.

Scott Coates, CEO, Wireless Infrastructure Group

Carlo Ramella, COO, EI Towers, and Chairman, Towertel

Alexander Chub, President, Russian Towers

2017 Meetup supply chain advisory board

For 2017 we also would like to thank the support of our board of advisors from the tower industry supply chain.

There are openings in this year’s advisory board until 28 July 2017. To enquire about eligibility, please contact Annabelle Mayhew, TowerXchange’s Chief Commercial Officer:

Ronen Barel, CEO, Galooli Limited

Mr. Barel serves as Chief Executive Officer of Galooli Limited, which provides Business Intelligence Solutions for Operation savings, through remote assets management. Galooli has 2 divisions operating in the Telecom & Power and in the Automotive sectors. Galooli has a footprint in 30 countries, with more than 4,000 business customers. Previously, Mr. Barel held several executive positions in companies within the Israeli market, including, serving as a CEO of Mi-Mic, a developer and producer of speech recognition systems and as a COO of BuyPass Systems, a producer of a high-technology self-checkout system for the retail market.

Jeffrey Eldredge, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Vinson & Elkins

Jeffrey Eldredge is Partner at Vinson & Elkins. Jeff’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and capital markets transactions, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions in the energy (including renewables), chemicals, and telecommunications industries in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He has represented private equity and sovereign wealth funds, corporate issuers and acquirers, project developers and financiers, and their advisors, in numerous cross-border acquisitions, dispositions and financings. Jeff also focuses on high-yield bond financings and public and private debt restructurings. Experience highlights include representing Helios Towers Africa on its tower acquisitions in Ghana, Tanzania and the DRC and also representing the towerco on its $600mn issuance of senior notes. Jeff is Corporate Department Head of the firm’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa practice.

Nabil Haddad, CEO, IPT Powertech

Nabil Z. Haddad, is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of IPT Powertech Group, delivering specialized solutions to the power, industrial and telecom sectors in the Middle East, Africa and SE Asia. The group is recognized as the global leader of the T-ESCO model.

With more than 11 offices and more than 2,500 experts on board, the group prides itself in its modern, state-of the-art manufacturing facilities in Lebanon and Romania. IPT Powertech is one the most specialized companies in specialty application batteries in MEA region, and hybrid power concept in ME and Africa, and first to introduce the Dual Battery Hybrid concept to the market all the way to the DC generator and renewable energy concept. Today, IPT offers the largest portfolio of hybrid and energy efficient solutions worldwide coupled with end to end telecom infrastructure solutions to MNOs and Towercos. For more info, check our website: www.

Damian Kelly, Technical Officer, Delmec Engineering 

Delmec’s position in the Telecommunications industry, with its depth of experience deriving from a team of highly skilled, dedicated and knowledgeable people. More notably in the International markets, Delmec’s International and Technical team is comprised of Chief Technical Officer; Mr. Spencer Crawford-White, Technical Officer; Mr. Damien Kelly and International Manager; Mr. Des Noone whom have over 50 years combined experience with passive and active networks within the telecommunication markets globally. Combining this experience has allowed Delmec to grow internationally by providing tower infrastructure and active network solutions for many of the leading Towerco’s and MNO’s all over the world.

Stuart Kelly, Vice President, Market Development, Bladon Jets

Stuart has been VP of Market Development for Bladon Jets since October 2014. With over 20 years of sales, marketing, and executive management experience in the mobile telecommunications industry. Prior to Bladon Jets Stuart spent 10 years in California running sales for Retix, a leading network management software firm and then, moved back to Ireland and cofounded Openet Telecom the telecom industry’s leading billing mediation and rating company.

Alexander Rangelov, IPS

Alexander Rangelov is CEO of International Power Supply, a high-tech company specialised in the R&D and manufacturing of power electronics and energy conversion technologies. IPS offers high-tech products and integrated solutions for the area of Renewable Energy and Off-Grid Electricity (mini-grids, off-grid power systems, OPEX and fuel safe optimization), Telecommunications, Utilities, Defence. IPS global headquarters is located in Sofia, Bulgaria where it began in 1989. With an MSc in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from Munich University of Information Technology and currently completing a PhD in Information Security, Alexander also serves as Deputy Chair of the Bulgarian Telecommunications Cluster. Alexander is fluent in Bulgarian, German and English.


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