Bahrain's Batelco names Alan Whelan new CEO

DUBAI, April 2 Wed Apr 2, 2014 7:10am EDT

DUBAI, April 2 (Reuters) - Bahrain's Batelco has appointed Alan Whelan as group chief executive, the state-run telecommunications operator said on Wednesday, nearly 11 months after its former CEO quit the company.

Whelan replaces Sheikh Mohamed bin Isa al-Khalifa, who quit last May. (Reporting by Matt Smith; Editing by Andrew Torchia)