Ooredoo Qatar announces new executive appointments

Qatar’s regional CEO Al Neama previously served as CTO.

Ahmad Al Neama

Ooredoo Qatar has appointed Ahmad Al-Neama as Regional CEO, Bilal Kazmi as Commercial Director and Eyas Assaf as Executive Director, Performance Management.

Ahmad Al Neama has worked at Ooredoo for almost two decades, holding leadership positions, most recently as CEO of Indosat Ooredoo where he excelled and marked major achievements for the company. Ahmad’s most notable accomplishments include leading Indosat Ooredoo’s corporate turnaround and entering into strategic partnerships with global technology leaders and international organizations. More importantly, he was the originator of the company’s sale-leaseback agreement for more than 4,200 telecommunications towers – one of the largest such transactions in Asia – and he witnessed the launch and the deployment of 5G in Indonesia. Ahmad also led the deal with CK Hutchison which resulted in the merger of the two entities, creating Indonesia’s second-largest mobile telecommunications company. He brings a wealth of experience gained from a variety of leadership roles within the company.

In his new role as the group’s regional CEO, Ahmad will be responsible for the P&L of six markets, including Indonesia, Algeria, Tunisia, Palestine, Myanmar and the Maldives, setting priorities to drive sustainable growth in the markets. key operations.

Bilal Kazmi has been the Group’s Acting Commercial Director since July 2021 and has over 25 years of international experience in leadership roles, including income statement responsibility throughout the business value chain for a 1-year company. billion dollars in sales. He has extensive experience leading a wide range of business functions in the telecommunications field, such as sales and distribution, customer service, new product development, international business and project implementation. of complex telecommunications such as digital transformation and large-scale structural changes. .

As Group Commercial Director, Bilal will lead Ooredoo’s business transformation to accelerate its growth in key areas such as customer focus, sales and distribution and digital leadership.

Eyas Assaf joined Ooredoo Group, being appointed Executive Director, Performance Management at OG Finance. Previously, he was CFO of Indosat Ooredoo, a key member of the leadership team responsible for outstanding business performance as well as the merger with CK Hutchison.

Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Managing Director of Ooredoo Group, said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of three of our excellent colleagues to lead the next phase of our business success, along with the larger Ooredoo Group team. It’s part of our strategy to invest in our top talent, as we move forward on our business transformation plan to create a faster, more agile and more inspiring business. “

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