Bluesky Samoa Welcomes New CEO

Photo: Bluesky Samoa CEO – Satish Sharma

29 July 2019, Apia Samoa. Bluesky Samoa has welcomed Satish Sharma as its new CEO.

Mr Sharma received a traditional Samoan Ava Welcoming Ceremony from the Bluesky Samoa management team last week.

Mr Sharma now takes over the helm with full responsibilities for all operations & business development for Bluesky Samoa, succeeding Alex Abraham who left early this year after successfully securing a post-graduate Masters scholarship in IT in Melbourne, Australia.

“I am very excited to be a part of Bluesky Samoa team. With the rapid digitization of the Samoan economy, Bluesky is determined to lead the market in harnessing these changes to the benefit of customers. I look forward to be working with the team to adopt a customer-centric approach that delivers great customer experience, compelling proposition services, easy availability of product and Services across the length and breadth of Samoa.” says the new Bluesky CEO.

Born in India, Satish Sharma has a BA in Humanities from Kurukshetra University and an MBA in Marketing from the renowned Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies in India.

Mr Sharma brings over 22 years of experience with 20 of those years within the telecommunication industry and has seen telecommunications develop from its nascent stage to the hyper competitive market today in India.

Bluesky’s new CEO has played a pivotal role in turning around many markets in his career and his core strength lies in strategizing and execution. Mr Sharma has worked across the immense geography of India and hasmanagedseveral large businesses over the last decade and a half.

Mr Sharma’s last assignment was as Business Head with Aakash Educational Services Ltd, a leading coaching company in the Education industry in India. His experience in various Telecom Companies and Education Industries makes him apt in managing people from different walks of life. Mr Sharma is committed to implement the same learning with the highest level of integrity and zeal in Bluesky.

Commenting on Mr Sharma’s arrival, UTOS CEO Mr Tevaga Viane Tagilima (Director on the Bluesky Samoa board for UTOS) said: “On behalf of all the local shareholders, we welcome and fully endorse Mr Satish Sharma on his appointment to lead Bluesky Samoa. We wish him all the best on this exciting journey.

Commenting on the appointment of Mr Sharma, AsiataToleafoa Douglas Creevey, Bluesky Group CEO said: “We have recruited far and wide since Alex’s departure for further studies, and we are delighted to welcome Satish to Bluesky Samoa to complement our local team’s capabilities. I am confident that Mr Sharma’s extensive experience will ensure Bluesky continues to bring better value and world class technology and customer experience to Samoa.”

On a personal front, Satish Sharma is married to Prerna Sharma and they have two children, a son and a daughter currently studying in India.