Scott Gegenheimer Biography

Mr. M. Scott Gegenheimer was named General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Wataniya Telecom in January 2008.
Mr. Gegenheimer comes to Wataniya Telecom with over 20 years of telecommunications & technology experience, most recently serving as co-CEO of Tunisiana, a leading mobile operator in Tunisia (joint venture between Wataniya Telecom and Orascom Telecom).  In 2002, he was appointed the Chief Financial Officer of Tunisiana and was the lead on arranging Euro 290 million of project financing with a consortium of European banks during the initial start-up phase.

Prior to this, Mr. Gegenheimer was the Managing Director & Venture CFO of THCG, providing strategic, financial and operational direction to a portfolio of seed and early-stage companies.  Mr. Gegenheimer has also held senior finance positions at Motorola, Cisco Systems and Adaptive Broadband where he was engaged in international joint ventures, corporate development, treasury and corporate finance activities and supported GSM mobile operations in Jordan, Lithuania and Russia. 
A native of Chicago, USA, Mr. Gegenheimer received an MBA in 1993 from DePaul University in Chicago and a Bachelors of Science in Finance from Northern Illinois University in 1989.

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