Singtel’s video streaming service HOOQ has appointed Peter Bithos as its CEO, Linda Höglund as its CFO, and Scott Lee as chief strategy and customer insights officer. Bithos has previously worked as Globe Telecom as its COO, where he led all consumer telco, digital and fintech efforts. HOOQ’s press statement mentions that Bithos was responsible for Globe’s partnerships with Google, Facebook, Spotify, Viber, and Walt Disney among others, most notably among which was Facebook, which went on to become Internet.org. Bithos has also worked as the CEO of Virgin Mobile Australia for 3 years. Prior to that, he worked as the director of strategy and M&A at Singtel Optus, where he led the Virgin Mobile acquisition among others. Bithos has also worked at Baim & Company. HOOQ has also appointed Ravi Vora as the chief marketing officer, where Vora will head global marketing initiatives and manage all the country teams. He will also oversee long term brand building and near term revenue management through customer acquisition, retention and lifecycle management programs. Vora joins HOOQ from Flipkart, where he was the head of marketing, where he helped set up the division, according to the press statement. Late last month, we broke the news that Vora had resigned from Flipkart. At Flipkart, Vora led the customer service function and private labels portfolio for a year. Before that, Vora has worked at Unilever, Heinz India and Olam International. At HOOQ, CFO Höglund will be responsible for financial strategy, analysis and planning, accounting and other…
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