Salvador Anglada - CEO, e& enterpise

Salvador Anglada - CEO, e& enterpise

Salvador Anglada has over 25 years of professional experience in the Telecom and IT Industry.  He was appointed in November 2021 as CEO of e& enterprise with the mandate to carve out and expand the enterprise-focused arm of e& (formerly Etisalat Group) in line with e& transformation strategy to pivot from a Telecom company to a Technology group.

Since the launch of e& enterprise, he has set up an accelerated growth strategy towards market recognition and geographical expansion through targeted a M&A and strategic partnerships approach; thereby, actualising the vision to become a leading regional player in the digital transformation space.

In 2019, he orchestrated the acquisition of Help AG to become the company’s cybersecurity arm. And in 2022, the acquisition of Smartworld was completed to reinforce the company’s IoT & AI capabilities. During the same year, he formed several strategic partnerships such as the JV for Khazna with G42 to become the region’s largest data centre provider; and more recently the JV with Bespin Global to lead in the regional cloud-managed services space.

Prior to his current role as CEO of e& enterprise, he served as Group Chief Business Officer at e& (formerly Etisalat Group) for 8 years. Additionally, he spent 12 years in Telefonica, where he was the Managing Director of Telefonica Empresas, the enterprise division of Telefonica Spain. He also served for over 5 years as CEO of Telefonica O2, the Telefonica subsidiary in the Czech Republic.

Salvador was actively involved in the development of the Telecom industry in Europe. In 2002, he participated in the launch of Telefonica Empresas in Spain as the Telecom & ICT dedicated unit for Enterprises and Government customers. In 2007, he led the merger between Eurotel and Czech Telecom, resulting in the first fixed/mobile integrated company in western Europe. And in 2009, he launched Telefonica O2 Slovakia as the 3rd mobile operator in the country, after which Telefonica O2 Slovakia achieved number 2 position in the country, only 5 years after the launch,

Aside from serving as Executive Board Director of Telefonica Europe, Salvador also held board membership positions with several companies, both regionally and globally, including Khazna, ACENS Technologies, Conexxo, Backcell and Bespin Global. 

Salvador Anglada holds an Industrial Engineering Master’s degree from UPM, an Executive MBA from IE, and a PDG from IESE.