Phnom Penh (FN), Jul. 8 – Royal Group's Chairman and CEO, Neak Oknha Kith Meng has appointed Simon Perkins as Chief Executive Officer of Cellcard with effect on 1 July 2021.

Simon Perkins is a veteran in the telecommunications industry with successful track record with Millicom, Axiata, Hutchison, and British Telecom.

“I would like to recognize lan Watson for the 9 years of working with me and serving the Royal Group as a key executive. lan is looking forward to going back to the UK. Cellcard is now well-positioned locally and regionally as a strong investable brand”, says the Chairman of the Board of Cellcard.

“I am pleased that Simon Perkins accepted the position of CEO and look forward to Cellcard's growth under his term”, he further added.

“I am very excited to join Cellcard and the Royal Group. I look forward to developing the company further and contributing to the Chairman's vision of a fully connected and digital Cambodia”, says Simon Perkins.

Cellcard is the only 100% Cambodian owned company. Having operated since 1996, it is the most-awarded mobile network having achieved more than 30 industry awards for network excellence including an impressive six consecutive Ookla Speedtest awards and a number of category wins from Opensignal including Best Games Experience in February 2020.