Zain Names Hisham Akbar Group Deputy CEO

(Corrects to remove name of CFO from second paragraph.)

Mobile Telecommunications Co., the Kuwaiti operator known as Zain, named Hisham Akbar as deputy chief executive officer and chief operating officer.

The Kuwait-based company made the announcement in an e- mailed statement.

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