Deepak previously served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Digicel Vanuatu, Nauru and Tonga and as Digicel’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) in Samoa from 2016 to 2018. Mr. Deepak Khanna is now the Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Samoa Limited commencing in April 2021.
Mr. Khanna was awarded the Presidential Medal of Honor, Vanuatu’s highest civilian honor at Vanuatu’s 41st independence celebrations in July 2021 for his extensive contributions to the industry under the recommendation of the Hon. PM Bob Weibur Loughman.
Mr. Khanna was also bestowed the High Chief title of "SEIULI " by His Highness the King of Samoa Malietoa Moli II Malietoa. The "SEIULI" title in the Samoan context is "Alo o le Malietoa" meaning the 'Son of Malietoa' and the Seiuli title can ONLY be bestowed by his Highness.
He is an Electronics and Communication Engineer, MBA and an alumna of Harvard Business School and Wharton’s International Executive Programme and comes from Brisbane, Australia where his wife Namrita and two boys Aaryan and Yashvardhan currently reside.
Having cemented strong international business relationships within both the government and private sector communities across the South Pacific markets, Deepak’s passion is to provide Samoa access to improved connectivity and advanced digital connectivity.