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Yahsat appoints Al Ali as Chief Commercial Officer

ABU DHABI, July 4, 2022

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE's flagship satellite solutions provider, has appointed Sulaiman Al Ali as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) effective July 1, 2022.
 
Al Ali will assume the role in place of Farhad Khan who served as CCO of Yahsat for the past six years. Khan has been a key proponent of the expansion of the group's YahClick business in existing and new markets.
 
Al Ali has been with the Yahsat Group since 2014, initially serving as a Director within the Yahsat Government Solutions area, prior to assuming the role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Thuraya in 2019 and subsequently its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2021. 
 
Driving operational excellence
As CEO of Thuraya, Al Ali has been instrumental in driving operational excellence and delivering new and innovative solutions to customers in a post-pandemic environment, as well as establishing a platform for strong future growth.
 
Al Ali's appointment aligns with Yahsat's commitment to maximising the combined strength of its wide bench of technologies, services and capabilities to deliver greater value and innovation to its customers across the globe.
 
Commenting on the announcement, Ali Al Hashemi, Group CEO of Yahsat said: "Sulaiman's new position and expanded portfolio is reflective of his outstanding contributions across the group and will enable us to expand and advance our customer solutions by effectively leveraging the distinct and complementary qualities offered by our fixed and mobility business and technology platforms. I take this opportunity to thank Farhad for his unstinting service and delivery to Yahsat and YahClick and wish him every success as he embarks upon his future endeavours."
 
Combining collective strengths
Al Ali added: "I am committed to combining the collective strengths of our business to amplify the value we can deliver to our customers and partners.  Yahsat is ideally placed to address the complex issues facing our customers by offering them a highly-equipped one-stop shop where they are able to fulfil their various satellite communications needs. 
 
“We look forward to harnessing the innovative spirit that runs across Yahsat's commercial business to provide an unparalleled level of service to our customers."-- TradeArabia News Service  
 



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