Ooredoo Maldives Appoints New Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Movers and Shakers
PUBLISHED February 02, 2022

Ooredoo Maldives announces the appointment of Mr. Khalid Hassan M A Al-Hamadi to the position of Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, effective from February 1, 2022.  

Mr. Al-Hamadi is a Qatari national with several years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He has served as a Board Director at Ooredoo Maldives and has previously held several senior positions at Ooredoo Qatar including Senior Director in Consumer Sales and Assistant Director of Planning & Development. Additionally, he brings a rich experience of over 15 years in the Oil and Gas industry with international experience. He has worked with General Electric in Florence, Italy, where he used to be the Head of Planning and Strategy and was key to implementing the reorganization initiative in Sales and Service.

Mr. Al-Hamadi is an experienced and a certified Quality Auditor with distinguishing knowledge about management system, creative initiatives, continuous improvement, processes implementation, statistical analysis and is a certified training manager. Mr. Al-Hamadi has a Bachelor of Science in System Engineering from the University of Arizona.  

Ooredoo Maldives extended appreciation and profound gratitude to the recently parted former Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Najib Khan for his leadership and immense contribution to the growth of the Company. During his tenure, the Company witnessed acceleration in the Digitalization of the market and Ooredoo Maldives. Additionally, the Company has pioneered access to the digital lifestyle of consumers through several digital initiatives, including its e-commerce platform “Moolee”, Digital Financial Service “m-Faisaa, and online store “Karti Store” for digital entertainment enablement.

Under his mentorship the Company has grown, expanded and strengthened its portfolio for Small and Medium Businesses, Corporates, Government and Resort businesses. His guidance, has enabled the Company to launch the first ever tier-3 ready Data Centre in the Maldives, providing unparalleled connectivity, storage, security and support systems for IT- based services and operations, designed to provide reliability and safety for business customers.  

Ooredoo Maldives congratulates and welcomes Mr. Al-Hamadi on his appointment as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. They are confident that with his able guidance and expertise, the Company will thrive and achieve greater milestones while continuing its growth journey in the Maldives and enrich the lives of communities through digitalisation and innovative solutions.


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