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Ooredoo Group Announces Appointment of New Maldives CEO

01 February 2022 Qatar
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Ooredoo Group announced today the appointment of Khalid Hassan Al-Hamadi as Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Maldives. Former MD and CEO, Najib Khan, to join the Ooredoo Group team in a new role.

Khalid Hassan Al-Hamadi joined Ooredoo in 2010, where he was most recently Senior Director Consumer Sales, achieving substantial revenue for the company and significantly enhancing digital sales. Al-Hamadi is an EFQM certified assessor and has played a key role in conducting internal and external assessments for Ooredoo, as well as developing a number of systems such as KPI monitoring and handling corporate studies for the entire organisation. He was a Board member of Ooredoo Maldives from 2017 to 2021.

The appointment of Khalid Hassan Al-Hamadi as CEO of Ooredoo Maldives aligns with the Core element of Ooredoo Group’s corporate strategy, which includes a firm commitment to investing in its people and recruiting, training and developing the next generation of talent from within its markets.

Furthermore, Al-Hamadi joins a growing stable of Qatari leaders who are making their mark across the Doha-based Ooredoo Group’s global footprint. A raft of C-suite appointments in recent years has seen a significant number of Qataris taking up senior leadership positions, both at Ooredoo Group and across its operating companies.

Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Managing Director, Ooredoo Group, said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Khalid Hassan Al-Hamadi as CEO of Ooredoo Maldives, following an already impressive career within the Group. I also take this opportunity to thank Najib Khan, who will now join the Group team, for his great achievements during his years of service as MD and CEO of Ooredoo Maldives. We are firmly committed to the ongoing professional development of our brightest talents as part of our corporate strategy, and take great pride in celebrating their stellar achievements as their careers progress. We strongly believe investment in human capital is key to our future success and look forward to seeing Ooredoo Maldives go from strength to strength with Al-Hamadi at the helm.”

Ooredoo Group management wishes Khalid Al-Hamadi and Najib Khan the very best in their new roles.


About Ooredoo

Ooredoo is an international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, Ooredoo delivers the leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via its advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks.

Ooredoo generated revenues of QAR 29 billion as of 31 December 2020. Its shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.