Harris Stratex Networks CEO, Harald Braun has been awarded the prestigious title of International Telecom CEO of the Year 2009 by IT & Telecom Digest at the Eight Nigerian Information Technology & Telecom Awards. The awards are selected based on public votes, overseen by a panel of industry judges.
“To be named International Telecom CEO of the Year 2009 is an absolute honor, not only for me, but also for Harris Stratex. The Nigerian telecommunications industry is certainly undergoing a revolution, with growth throughout Africa currently outpacing the rest of the world two-fold. This is a progression that Harris Stratex is eager to participate in, and I believe our longstanding presence in the region is testament to our expertise and products. We will continue to help operators and carriers meet this demand, now and in the future,” said Braun.
Braun strives to provide Harris Stratex solutions to the developing world to improve national services such as healthcare and education. His regular trips to Nigeria have enabled him to more intimately understand the country’s economic situation. With offices in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Zambia and Cote D’Ivoire, Harris Stratex has shipped more than 45,000 microwave radios to more than 50 mobile operators, in more than 30 countries in Africa.