Mohamed Omran Al Shamsi
Higher Colleges of Technology
1977, degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt. 1977, joined Etilsat; has held various management positions, including 2004, CEO, oversaw a period of rapid expansion which has positioned Etisalat as one of the fastest growing operators in the world with its aggregated subscriber numbers growing from 4 million in 2004 to 145 million customers in 2011; has helped grow Etisalat's success and reputation for innovation and excellence; from 2005, Chairman, Etisalat Group. Concurrently, from 2007, Chairman, Thuraya, a UAE-based satellite mobile telephone operator. Recipient of numerous honours and awards.