etisalat
Senior Management
The dedicated and strong team that is the cornerstone of Etisalat’s achievements.

Senior Management Members

Eng. Saleh Al Abdooli
Eng. Saleh Al Abdooli
Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat Group
Eng. Saleh Al Abdooli serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group, the leading telecom operator in Africa and the Middle East. He has been associated with the Group since 1992. He has been pivotal in creating technological integration strategies as well as corporate and global expansion investments at Etisalat. Read More...
Hatem Dowidar
Hatem Dowidar
Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat International
Mr. Hatem Dowidar joined Etisalat Group in September 2015 as Group Chief Operating Officer and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer, International of Etisalat Group in March 2016. He sits on the subsidiaries’ boards in Morocco, Egypt and Pakistan. Read More...
Serkan Okandan
Serkan Okandan
Group Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Serkan Okandan joined Etisalat as the Chief Financial Officer of Etisalat Group in January 2012. Apart from the Group CFO position, he is currently representing Etisalat as a Board Member at its operations in Pakistan, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. He is also chairing the Audit Committee of Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd. and a member of the Audit Committee of Maroc Telecom and Mobily. Apart from the Group CFO position, he was the Deputy CEO of Mobily in the KSA from October 2014 until July 2015. Read More...
Khalifa Hassan Al Forah Alshamsi
Khalifa Hassan Al Forah Alshamsi
Group Chief Corporate Strategy & Governance Officer
Mr. Khalifa Hassan Al Forah Al Shamsi is currently holding the position of Chief Corporate Strategy & Governance Officer of Etisalat Group. Prior to that, he was the Chief Digital Services Officer of Etisalat Group and was tasked with managing the newly established Etisalat Digital Services Unit at a Group level. Mr. Alshamsi was instrumental in building that new unit, creating new and futuristic revenue streams. Read More...
Younis Abdul Aziz Al Nimr
Younis Abdul Aziz Al Nimr
Chief Human Resources Officer Etisalat Group
Mr. Younis Al Nimr was appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) – Etisalat Group on March 2016. Prior to that, he was the CHRO of Etisalat UAE since 2012. Read More...
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