Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading telecommunication provider, has said local talents are increasingly making it to the top levels in its operating companies overseas.
With the appointment of Mansoor Rashid al-Khater as chief executive of Ooredoo Tunisia; taking the total number of Qatari CEOs heading Ooredoo Group’s operating companies to three; underscoring the contribution of Qatari business leaders to both group success and to economies in the countries in which the group operates.
“We know we have an incredible talent pool amongst our Qatari employees, and we offer amazing opportunities for them to gain valuable experience with Ooredoo Qatar and Ooredoo Group that they can then leverage as their careers advance,” Sheikh Saud bin Nasser al-Thani, chief executive at Ooredoo Group, said, adding, “we look forward to seeing many more taking the helm in the near future.”
Al-Khater recently took over as chief executive at Ooredoo Tunisia, while Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdullah bin Mohamed al-Thani is currently chief executive at Ooredoo Kuwait and Ahmad Abulaziz al-Neama was appointed chief executive at Indosat Ooredoo in May 2019.
Al-Khater joined Ooredoo in 2009, holding several senior roles at Ooredoo Group and Ooredoo Qatar – including Strategy Officer - before his most recent role as group chief strategy officer. He also serves on the board of Asiacell Iraq.
Sheikh Mohamed’s career in Qatar included a stint as Director of Financial Operations, followed by promotion to Senior Director, Budget and Decision Support and Deputy Chief Officer, Finance. He is also currently chairman of Ooredoo Algeria.
Prior to his appointment as chief executive, Indosat Ooredoo, al-Neama was most recently group chief technology officer, having previously been chief sales and services officer and Director of Demand and Project Management at Ooredoo Qatar. He continues his responsibilities on the board for both Indosat Ooredoo and Ooredoo Oman.
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