Chief Executive Officer

Ali Al-Zahid brings in total 17 years of extensive experience with international telecom operators including Orange Austria, O2 Germany (Telefonica), and Zain Iraq, as well as a management consultant working with two European based management consultancy entities. Ali was in his most recent role as the Chief Commercial Officer of Zain Iraq before being promoted as the CEO of Zain Iraq. Ali combines a deep background in brand, marketing and commercial strategies with proven operational leadership across the fastest-growing markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Ali Al-Zahid graduated in 2004 with a Master of Science in Management & Communication, from Danube University Krems (Austria) and he has Master’s degree of the TRIUM Global Executive MBA with the London School of Economics, HEC Paris, and NYU Stern. He speaks fluent German, English, and Arabic.