Theodore Zahov

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Chairman of the Managing Board of the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria (UPB)
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Mr. Zahov is Co-publisher and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Economedia AD – the publisher of Capital newspapers, the business news site Dnevnik.bg and several other editions. He is also the majority shareholder and the CEO of Inovent Holding AD-Bulgarian business group operating in the sectors of IT&Telecommunications, renewable energy, real estates and financial operations. Mr. Zahov is the founder and the CEO of Spectrum Net – the most successful alternative telecommunications operator in Bulgaria, which in 2011 was sold to Mobiltel. At the time of the sale Spectrum Net had a revenue of EUR 20M, EBIDTA of EUR 5M and staff of 450.

Theodore Zahov is well known in the NGOs sector. He is Chairman of the Managing Board of the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria (UPB), Board member of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Board member of the Confederation of the Employers in Bulgaria (KRIB), Chairman of the Control Council of the Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT). In the past he was Chairman of the Managing Board of the Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT), Co-Chairman of the committee “ICT and E-government“ of the Confederation of the Employers in Bulgaria (KRIB), Chairman of the Managing Board of the Society of Electronic Communications (SEC).

Theodore Zahov is a graduate of the Technical University in Sofia and holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD.