| | JUNE 20238IN FOCUSZERO-ERROR SYSTEMS NAMES RAJAN RAJGOPAL AS CEOVODAFONE EGYPT TO VENTURE $10.6 MILLION TO RUN ON RENEWABLESRajan Rajgopal has been named as the new CEO of Zero-Error Systems, a producer of high reliability semiconductor solutions for space and power management applications.With over 25 years of international corporate experience spanning Asia, Europe, and the US in profit and loss management, quality, customer management, new product launch, and high-volume production excellence, Rajan Rajgopal is an accomplished semiconductor professional. A boutique manufacturer of semiconductor photonics with an emphasis on semiconductor lasers for the Data Communication and Sensing applications, DenseLight Semiconductor, is where he most recently served as president, chief executive officer, and vice chairman. Rajan formerly served as president of GaNStar (a division of the IGSS group), a company in the gallium nitride industry that created goods for power electronics. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Global Quality at Micron Technology, where he oversaw a team of more than 500 individuals with a mission to deliver 'World Class Quality'.He began his career with Texas Instruments as a member of the technical staff at the Semiconductor Research and Design Centre in Dallas, Texas, where he worked on Radiation Hardened semiconductors. Rajan holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine, Orono. He has been awarded four patents and authored more than 20 papers.ZES Chairman, Arunjai Mittal says, "With Rajan at the helm, ZES has someone who not only brings with him a wide range of understanding of semiconductors as a whole, covering the classical cost competitive Commercial-off-the-shelves (COTS) devices to the very specialized Radiation hardened devices as well as compound semiconductors, but also his experience in both large multi-nationals as well as startups. I am certain that ZES will benefit tremendously from his leadership". Vodafone Egypt intends to spend more than EGP 330 million this year on clean and renewable energy resources in order to integrate them into its network, according to sources, As per Vodafone Egypt's External Affairs and Legal Director Ayman Essam, the business has signed a contract with the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) to receive 260 gigawatts (GW) of electricity that could be generated by NREA's renewable energy projects.By 2025, the telecom provider wants to run fully on renewable energy, Essam continued.In terms of active users, Vodafone Egypt is the biggest mobile network operator in Egypt. It was introduced in 1998 under the moniker Click GSM. Along with 4G, 3G, ADSL, and broadband Internet services, it covers a variety of voice and data exchange services.From 1998 to 2003, Vodafone Egypt's main office was located in Maadi, Cairo. Then, in 2003, Vodafone moved its main office to Sixth of October City. Neil Marley, Ian Crawford, and Peter Karney were a few of the primary launch team members. The site of Vodafone at the Smart Village Technology Park serves as the current headquarters for all of the company's core operations.The second licence for GSM operations in Egypt (as the trade name Click GSM) was issued to MisrFone Group on 30 November 1998, according to a statement from Vodafone Egypt Telecommunications, of which Vodafone owned a 30 percent part. The decision was made at the time the Egyptian market was being privatised and liberalised. The national incumbent, which introduced the first mobile service in 1996 and is now known as Orange Egypt, received the first licence.
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