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November 30, 2015 8:48 AM ET

Diversified Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Gulf Bridge International Inc.

Company Overview

Gulf Bridge International Inc. provides broadband carrier services. It offers connectivity on parts of its undersea cable network from Europe to the Middle East and onwards to Asia. The company’s cable system connects to various countries around the Gulf through landing stations. It also provides a range of wholesale international capacity products, such as synchronous digital hierarchy products to deliver international voice and data services; and wavelength and Ethernet products. The company serves telecoms operators, ISPs, content providers, corporate customers, and governments. Gulf Bridge International Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in Doha, Qatar with landing stations in Bahrain...

Al Gharaffa Street

Qatar Science and Technology Park

Tech 2, Level 1

Al Gharaffa Street, Al Rayyan



Founded in 2008


974 7770424


974 7771424

Key Executives for Gulf Bridge International Inc.

Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Executive Vice Chairman and Member of Executive Founding Committee
Senior Vice President of International Relations, Business Development & Strategy and Member of Establishing Committee
Chief Technical Officer and Member of Establishing Committee
Senior Vice President Administration and Corporate Affairs and Member of Establishing Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Gulf Bridge International Inc. Key Developments

GBI Announces Three New Members

GBI announced that its managing board has three new members: Ms. Ozgen Etker-Simons, Mr. Sertac Kanan and Mr. Ovunc Sisman. After starting her career at ABN AMRO, Mrs. Etker-Simons (1968) joined GBI in 1992. Mrs. Etker-Simons held several managerial positions within the organization before being appointed to her current position as the Executive Director of Treasury and Private Banking Divisions in 2001. From 2006 till 2014 she had also been responsible of Financial Institutions Division. Mr. Kanan (1970) started his career at GBI's Trade & Commodity Finance Division in 1996. After holding several managerial positions, Mr. Kanan was appointed as the Executive Director of Credits Division in 2007 and has been a member of the Assets and Liabilities Committee, Management Committee, Risk Management Committee, Credit Committee, Compliance Committee, Legal Committee and Product Approval Committee. After holding several positions at risk management field in Ottoman Bank and Garanti Bank in Turkey, Mr. Sisman (1977) joined GBI's Credits Division in 2003. In 2006, Mr. Sisman headed the Risk Management Department and in 2008 he led GBI's efforts to become one of the few Dutch banks implementing the Basel-II capital accord under the 'Internal Risk Based - Foundation' approach.

Gulf Bridge International Inc. Presents at Telecoms World Middle East 2015, Sep-14-2015 11:40 AM

Gulf Bridge International Inc. Presents at Telecoms World Middle East 2015, Sep-14-2015 11:40 AM. Venue: The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Speakers: Amr Eid, Chief Commercial Officer.

GBI Presents at BIO-Europe Spring 2015, Mar-09-2015

GBI Presents at BIO-Europe Spring 2015, Mar-09-2015 . Venue: Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles, Hall 5, Paris, France.

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