Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo Group has announced its Managing Director, Mr. Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, has been recognised as one of the top CEOs in the Middle East region.
Respected business journal Forbes Middle East published its list of the Top CEOs in the Middle East on Monday 8 March 2021, with Mr. Aluthman featuring in the top 50.
The rankings recognise the region’s most pioneering, successful leaders across a range of industries including telecommunications.
Mr. Aluthman has been Managing Director of Ooredoo Group since November 2020, and a Board member of the Group since 2011. He is currently also a Senior Adviser to the Qatar Minister of Finance, having served as Deputy Undersecretary for Budget, Treasury and Financial affairs at the Ministry of Finance from 2014 until 2020, and was the Co-head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) from 2007 until 2014.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from ESLSCA University and has extensive experience in senior roles across various fields.
Mr. Aluthman said: “I am delighted and proud to be recognised amongst my peers in the region by such a respected publication. We have some exceptional talent here in the Middle East, and some formidable business leaders, and to have my achievements and abilities considered worthy of such an accolade is praise indeed. It gives me great pleasure to lead Ooredoo Group under our Chairman, H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani, and I look forward to continuing this leadership as we take our business to the next level in 2021 and beyond.”
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.
© Press Release 2021