Press Release

Press Release

Arthur D. Little Joins SAMENA Council as Member

April 08, 2011 - Arthur D. Little, a global management consultancy firm, specializing in strategy and operations management, serving major corporations and organizations worldwide has joined SAMENA Telecommunications Council. Having deep industry insight and technology expertise, Arthur D. Little, founded in 1886, is recognized as leaders in linking strategy, innovation and technology to solve its clients' most complex business issues, and deliver resilient solutions. As a global service provider, Arthur D. Little employs oven 1,000 staff members in over 20 countries.

Dr. Michael Träm, Arthur D. Little's Global CEO, states, “Our firm’s deep industry knowledge linked to our strong expertise in strategy, technology and innovation helps us solve our clients’ most complex business issues while delivering sustainable results to their businesses. Our clients recognize this value and seek us out when faced with these challenges. As we continue to expand our market presence and take on projects that enrich the career goals of our professionals, the next 100 years of Arthur D. Little will be just as exciting as its first century!”

Mr. Bocar A. BA, President of SAMENA, talking about Arthur D. Little’s joining SAMENA stated: “Arthur D. Little has astute industry knowledge linked to its solid know-how in strategy, technology and innovation. Arthur D. Little has made a sound choice in joining SAMENA, and we’ll continue to strive to provide our valued member with the platform to exchange ideas, and to collaborate on regional issues as well as provide the opportunities to be part of SAMENA’s meetings and conferences.” He added that we extend our sincere welcome to Arthur D. Little and are looking forward to communicate and collaborate on the on the industry challenges collectively with our growing membership.

SAMENA Telecommunications Council is South Asia - Middle East - North Africa (SAMENA) region’s sole operator-driven industry association that represents telecommunications service providers from around the region, and beyond. SAMENA is a not-for-profit organization, with membership comprising more than 80 leading regional and international organizations. Headquartered in the UAE, SAMENA was founded in 2006, chaired by Eng. Saud Al Daweesh and led by Thomas Wilson. SAMENA collaborates with leading non-profit international organizations, including the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the European Telecom Network Operators’ Association. With an expanding member portfolio, the Council is quickly securing strong footing in the region. SAMENA's current network consists of 25 countries from South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. However, organizations from countries of Asia Pacific, Europe and North America also form part of the SAMENA membership.

About Arthur D. Little
Arthur D. Little, founded in 1886, is a global leader in management consultancy, linking strategy, innovation and technology with deep industry knowledge. We offer our clients sustainable solutions to their most complex business problems. Arthur D. Little has a collaborative client engagement style, exceptional people and a firm-wide commitment to quality and integrity. The firm has over 30 offices worldwide. With its partner Altran Technologies, Arthur D. Little has access to a network of over 17,000 professionals. Arthur D. Little is proud to serve many of the Fortune 100 companies globally, in addition to many other leading firms and public sector organizations.