Eng. Saleh Al Abdooli

Engineer Saleh Al Abdooli was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group in March 2016. Prior to this role, Mr. Al Abdooli was the CEO of Etisalat UAE since 2012.

A strong and charismatic leader, Saleh rose to international fame after his resounding success in Egypt as the CEO of Etisalat Misr. He built and launched the first 3G operator in Egypt in 7 months. In less than five years, he achieved 27% of revenue share, 28% market share, 36% EBITDA margin, and 99% 2G/3G coverage. 

Mr. Abdooli also serves on the Board of Maroc Telecom, Mobily, Etisalat Misr and is the Chairman of Etisalat Services Holding. Al Abdooli holds Bachelor's and Master's in Electrical Eng. and Telecom from University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.