Ooredoo– Ticker ORDS – has announced the appointment of Sheikh Ali Bin Jabor Al Thani as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Qatar.
Sheikh Ali moves to Ooredoo Qatar from his most recent role as Chief Legal, Regulatory & Governance Officer at Ooredoo Group, and brings to his new role several years’ experience of senior leadership responsibilities across Ooredoo Qatar and Ooredoo Group since joining the company in 2013.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani will end his secondment in the role of CEO at Ooredoo Qatar and will be fully dedicated to his role as Deputy Group CEO at Ooredoo Group, with responsibility for Group management and operations.
A particular highlight of his tenure was the tremendous success of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, for which Sheikh Mohammed is to be commended for his invaluable leadership. With Sheikh Mohammed at the helm, major partnerships were signed to ensure the creation of the best FIFA World Cup yet, with records being set for data traffic and calls and the most enhanced fan experience ever seen.
Further C-suite appointments include the confirmation of Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Bin Nasser Al Thani – previously Chief Commercial Officer at Ooredoo Qatar – as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Ooredoo Group, and Dr Hamad Yahya Al Nuaimi as Group Chief Board Affairs Officer, moving from his previous role as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Ooredoo Group.
Sheikh Mohammed’s tenure as leader of Ooredoo Qatar included many more such notable achievements: the company’s contribution to the flagship TASMU Project, designed to cement Qatar’s position as a digital leader; expansion of the pioneering 5G network; and partnerships with some of the world’s leading technology and innovation giants.