New CEO for Zain Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, March 12, 2012
Mobile Telecommunications Company Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) today appointed Fraser Curley as its chief executive officer.
He takes over from Khalid Al-Omar who retires following a career of over 26 years within Zain Group and the successful completion of his objectives in Saudi Arabia, said a statement.
Khalid Al-Omar became managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) of Zain KSA in October 2011, guiding the company through a significant period of transition.
Al-Omar’s specific achievements have included the delivery of improved financial control, streamlining the structure of the company and launching of a range of commercial initiatives, the statement said.
Curley is an experienced executive with over 29 years in the telecommunications industry, 20 years of which have been in mobile cellular markets.
Curley has been pivotal in the successful development of over 15 telecommunication mobile operations in various parts of the world, and has been involved in network investments valued at over $8 billion, the statement said.
Fraser Curley has held senior executive positions within the European telecommunications industry, include Deutsche Telekom’s Detecon group, where he was responsible for all mobile telecommunications.
Curley has also held senior executive positions throughout the Middle East, CIS and other developing markets. – TradeArabia News Service