“Etisalat Group” revealed, in a statement, that the Group’s CEO, Eng. Saleh Al-Abdouli, submitted to the Board of Directors a request to resign from his position for personal reasons, pointing out that the Board of Directors prior to his resignation, and appointed Eng. Hatem Dowidar as acting CEO of the “Etisalat Group”.
The Etisalat Group announced, in a statement, that the Group’s CEO, Eng. Saleh Al-Abdouli, submitted to the Board of Directors a request to resign from his position for personal reasons, pointing out that the Board of Directors accepted his resignation, and appointed Engineer Hatem Dowidar as CEO of “Etisalat Group”, acting, is currently the CEO of International Operations.
For his part, the Chairman of Etisalat Group, His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, and the members of the Council thanked Abdoulli for the efforts he made and the accomplishments he achieved for “Etisalat Group” during his presidency, which contributed to strengthening its position.
Hatem Dowidar joined Etisalat Group in September 2015 to serve as Group Chief Operations Officer and was appointed as CEO of International Operations at Etisalat Group in 2016.
Prior to joining Dowidar, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vodafone Egypt and Senior Advisor to Vodafone Group. Dowidar joined Vodafone Egypt in 1999, where he held the position of General Manager for the Marketing Sector. Then, he was appointed CEO of Vodafone Egypt from 2004 to 2014.
Dowidar is a member of the Board of Directors of Maroc Telecom, Pakistan Telecom Limited (PTCL), and Telecom Egypt. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and electronic engineering from Cairo University and a master’s degree in business administration from the American University in Cairo, Emirates affiliated companies