Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Batelco welcomes Shaikh Mohammed as new chairman
MANAMA, December 28, 2016
Bahrain-based Batelco, a leading telecom group, has announced the appointment of Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa as chairman and board member of the company.
In a statement issued today (December 28), the company stated that the board has accepted the resignation of Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa as chairman with immediate effect. Shaikh Hamad was appointed as chairman back in 2006.
Shaikh Hamad played an integral part during his term in implementing the company’s strategic plan further positioning Batelco as a major player within the ICT sector in Bahrain and across its subsidiaries.
The board lauded all the efforts exerted by Shaikh Hamad in enhancing the overall operational and investment aspects of the group. He also adopted an integral plan to develop and provide services aimed at enhancing customer experience across the group to strengthen the group’s position as a leading ICT operator. In addition to a unified strategy to drive an ambitious expansion plan aimed at strengthening the groups operation across the globe.
Backed with an extensive background, Shaikh Mohammed served as president of Customs Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Assistant Undersecretary for Financial, Administrative and Minor’s Estate Affairs at the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs, as well as a previous Board Member of Batelco and Gulf Air. He received a medal from the late Amir of Bahrain, Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa. – TradeArabia News Service