Connexin appoints new CFO Shameel Ahmed

UK-based smart technology and digital provider, Connexin is bolstering its leadership team with the addition of Shameel Ahmed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Shameel will play a key role in developing the company’s financial strategy and business plan working with the executive team and the company’s investors.

Prior to Connexin, Shameel was at Community Fibre where he oversaw the network rollout of 1.3m homes across the South East of England and drove the company to profitability. Shameel also played a key role in the acquisition of Community Fibre by Warburg Pincus and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners.    

Commenting on the appointment, Furqan Alamgir, Co-Founder and CEO at Connexin said: “We are delighted to welcome Shameel to Connexin as our new Chief Financial Officer. Shameel has a significant track record of fundraising, having raised over £1.5bn across multiple debt and equity rounds as well as the execution and integration of successful M&A activity, his experience will turbocharge business growth.”

Shameel Ahmed, CFO at Connexin, said: “I’m thrilled to be taking on this new role of CFO at Connexin and excited to be part of such a fast growing, ambitious company with huge potential.”

A qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) from PwC, Shameel holds a Masters in Financial Strategy from Said Business School (University of Oxford) and an Executive MBA from London Business School.