WorldSpace Names New Managing Director
WorldSpace Satellite Radio officials named Hamza Farooqui as managing director of WorldSpace South Africa. He will be responsible for driving the growth of WorldSpace Satellite Radio service in the African region, with an emphasis on South Africa.
Prior to joining WorldSpace, Farooqui was the group CEO of CII Holdings (Pty) Ltd., a diversified company that provided Muslims worldwide with broadcasting, retail/merchandising and financial-services products. He also served as chairman and CEO of Convergence Group (Pty) Ltd., owners of the iCricketer.com portal that provides real time cricket news and scores.