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Mobily appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Mobily has completed recently its executive team to have more focus on the future and strategic growth areas within the organization

Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company), a telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, announces the appointment of Mr. Ahmad Farroukh as the new Chief Executive Officer for Mobily.

Mr. Farroukh brings over thirty years international business experience across Middle East, Africa, North America and Europe to his new role at Mobily.

Most recently he was CEO of MTN South Africa and CEO of MTN Nigeria. Prior to his last appointment he was MTN Group Chief Operating Executive responsible for covering its operations.

In the same context, Mobily also announces the appointment of Mr. Kais Ben Hamida as the Chief Financial Officer. Kais holds a wide experience with twenty years of international business and finance experience across Middle East, North America and Europe.

After his early start in banking, he spent significant part of his career in telecom sector at the Orange Group holding several leadership positions related to M&A, project financing, business development and business monitoring, before taking in 2011 his last role as Mobinil CFO in Egypt.

Commenting on the appointments, Khalifa Al Shamsi, Managing Director, Mobily said: “we have appointed an experienced and dedicated telecom and financial veterans. The new appointed calibers have proven track-record of success in managing large businesses in complex and challenging environments. We trust that their leadership and management experience will provide Mobily with the impetus to build on its strong foundations and deliver future growth and success.”

Mobily has completed recently its executive team to have more focus on the future and strategic growth areas within the organization.

Mobily now have a very strong executive team with Ismail AlGhamdi as the Chief Business Officer and Maziad Alharbi as the Chief Technology Officer.