Ahmed Nadeem appointed next ABU Secretary-General

(VOVWORLD) - The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) has appointed Mr. Ahmed Nadeem as its next Secretary-General.
Ahmed Nadeem appointed next ABU Secretary-General - ảnh 1The ABU’s next Secretary-General Ahmed Nadeem.

The announcement was made by the ABU Administrative Council after a meeting in New Delhi on November 24, 2022.

Mr. Nadeem, who is from the Maldives, is currently Director, ABU Technology & Innovation.
He succeeds Dr Javad Mottaghi, who has been Secretary-General since May 2010 and completes his term at the end of March 2023.
Mr. Nadeem will take up the position on April 1, 2023.
An experienced electronic and ICT engineer, he has over 25 years of experience in the field of broadcasting and telecommunications. He has been working in the ABU Technology Department since 2008 and was appointed Director in May 2018.
Mr. Nadeem previously worked as a Project Engineer at LSV Enterprises of Singapore from 2007 to 2008.
Before that he was with Television Maldives, where he worked from 1996 to 2007 as Head of Engineering.
The ABU was established in 1964 as a not-for-profit, non-government, non-political, professional association with mandate to assist the development of broadcasting in the region. The ABU promotes the collective interests of television and radio broadcasters as well as key industry players and facilitate regional and international media co-operation. Currently, the ABU has over 250 members in over 70 countries on four continents. The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) has been an ABU member since 1964.