Zain restructures its group operations

Zain Group appoints new management to focus on Middle East assets

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Zain restructures its group operations Zain restructured its management team following the sale of its African assets to Bharti Airtel.
By  Roger Field Published  June 13, 2010

Zain Group announced a restructuring of its executive management following the completion of the sale of most of its African assets to Bharti Airtel.

The Kuwait-based company, which is now present in Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Sudan, appointed Barrak Al Sabeeh as chief operating officer, Haitham Al Khaled as CTO, Bashar Arafeh as chief commercial officer, Ossama Matta as chief financial officer, and Lynne Dorward as chief regulatory officer.

Zain also appointed Khalid Al Omar as CEO of its Kuwait operation and Emad Makiya as CEO of Zain Iraq.

Zain Group's CEO Nabil bin Salama said in April that the company would be undertaking a "comprehensive" restructuring of its management team to concentrate of developing its reduced footprint.


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