Posted on March 05, 2020

Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) – Ticker ORDS - announced the appointment of H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ooredoo Group, as of 5 March 2020.

H.E. Sheikh Faisal succeeds H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, who had held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ooredoo since 2000 and was instrumental in the restructuring and regional expansion of Ooredoo, steering the company’s growth from a single-nation telecom operator to a group operating in 10 countries spanning North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Ooredoo also announces the appointment of new members in the Board, Mr. Essa Hilal Al Kuwari and Mr. Yousef Mohammed Al Obaidly, replacing H.E. Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi and H.E. Mr. Mohammed Bin Issa Al Mohannadi effective 5 March 2020. The management and employees of Ooredoo extend their warm thanks to H.E. Sheikh Abdulla for all the milestones reached and achievements made across Ooredoo Group during his tenure as Chairman, and thank the former members of the Board for their valuable contributions.

Ooredoo's management and employees pledge their full support for H.E. Sheikh Faisal and wish him the very best in his new role.