Samer joined Zain Iraq early 2009, and has more than 15 years of financial, auditing and managerial experience in the telecommunications sector. He was appointed as a Finance Director in 2011 overseeing Finance and Supply Chain Departments at Zain Iraq, now he is following his current position as the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Zain Iraq, Samer had solid finance and auditing background specialized in Telecommunications with a previous role as Audit Manager at Ernst and Young, leading professional services firm. Samer is a Chartered Certified Accountant, and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK.
Samer holds an MBA jointly from London School of Economics and Political Science, New York University and HEC Paris, and a BA in Accounting and Finance from Birzeit University.