Mr. Talal Said Al Mamari is the Chief Executive Officer of Omantel since 29th June 2014. He has 26 years of experience in the telecom sector working for Omantel. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Talal held several leadership positions and the last one was Chief Financial Officer of Omantel. Talal Al Mamari played an instrumental role in different initiatives and projects carried out by the Company including the IPO in 2005, the restructuring of Omantel by bringing the mobile and fixed operations together, the full legal merger of Oman Mobile with Omantel, the second divestment of Government share in Omantel and leading Omantel team for the acquisition of 21.9% in Zain Group.
Mr. Talal Al Mamari sits on the Board of different Companies and Investment Funds such as Zain Group, Oman Corporate Governance & Sustainability Centre, and Al Amal Fund.
Mr. Talal Al Mamari holds a degree in Business Administration from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh – Pennsylvania.
Eng. Samy Ahmed Al Ghassany is the Chief Tech & Digital Officer of Omantel. He has been working for Omantel and Oman Mobile for the past 17 years. He has Management experience in telecommunications networks and information technology. He Holds a Master’s degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Detroit Mercy, U.S.A.
Dr. Ghalib Saif Al Hosni is the Chief People Officer. He joined Omantel in 1991. Dr. Ghalib holds Doctorate of Management from Webster University, Missouri United States.
Eng. Aladdin Baitfadhil is the Chief Commercial Officer. He brings with him more than 18 years of experience in the Information and Communication Technology sector. Since joining Omantel in 2005, Aladdin has held a number of high executive roles in multi-domain business operations, including network operations, sales, quality control, contact centre, customer service and customer experience.
With a vast array of experience and solid understanding of the dynamics in the telecom sector, Aladdin has played a key role in helping Omantel to increase its footprint locally and tap into the growing opportunities that emerged with the advancement of technology. Besides his role at Omantel, Aladdin is also the Deputy Chairman at Infoline, a leading company in the Information Technology sector.
Aladdin has completed several training courses provided by reputable organizations and universities. He holds two certificates in Disruptive Strategies and Leading with Finance from Harvard University, and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University
Mr. Ghassan Al Hashar joined Omantel on March 2021 as Vice President, Finance, bringing on board more than 20 years of vast expertise and background in finance operations, especially as an Investment professional with national and international exposure and a proven track record in managing major assets classes. His area of specialisation extends to equities and capital markets, fixed income and money markets, financial structuring, corporate finance, risk management, valuation and investment research. His industry knowledge covers sectors like Banking, telecommunications, energy, real estate, power and utilities.
Prior to this responsibility, Mr Ghassan was Director of Investment Department at Public Authority for Social Insurance, which he joined as an Investment Officer and deservedly rose up the ranks, managing investments for one of the largest pension funds in Oman.
He served on the Boards of several reputed Omani Public Listed Companies, besides heading their audit, investment, risk and project development committees.
Mr Ghassan holds a MSc in Finance & Investment Management from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom besides several certifications from other reputed institutions like Invesco Sovereign Investment Programme Certificate from the University of Cambridge; Certificate in Financial & Legal Due Diligence from George Washington University among several other academic testimonials.
Ms. Taghreed Abdul Fattah Al Lawati is working as a Chief Audit Executive at Omantel since March 2019. She has brought more than 16 years of Internal Audit, Risk Management, Internal Control and Governance experience in the Telecom sector.
Taghreed is playing a pivotal role in the transformation of Internal Audit as a Business and Risk focused Unit with a visible value delivery for Omantel. She has also contributed towards strengthening the ‘second line of defense’ functions for aligned assurance.
Taghreed holds an MBA from the University of Bedfordshire, UK and BA in Accounting & Finance from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, in addition to a number of certifications of Internal Control Auditor (CICA), Telecom Revenue Assurance, Leadership and Mini Telecom MBA.
Said Al Ajmi is the Vice President Technology & Infrastructure and has 22 years of experience in the telecom sector working for Omantel & Oman Mobile. Said holds Bachelor degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Mr. Baran Yurdagul is working as the Vice President of the Consumer Unit at Omantel since August 2023. With a distinguished career spanning over 23 years, Baran brings a wealth of experience as a seasoned Marketing & Product Management Executive to our team. Baran's expertise lies in spearheading the growth of mobile and fixed services, both prepaid and postpaid, alongside driving innovation in device offerings, digital & entertainment services, broadband services, distribution solutions, and pioneering initiatives. His dynamic leadership has been instrumental in shaping a comprehensive portfolio of products and services that address our customers' current needs and stimulate new demands in the market.
Beyond his exceptional track record in service development, Baran is at the forefront of driving significant commercial transformation projects. His visionary approach and strategic acumen are reshaping the landscape of our consumer offerings, ensuring that Omantel remains at the forefront of industry innovation. Baran holds a Master of Business Administration from Selçuk University in Turkey and a Bachelor of Computer Engineering from the same esteemed institution. His academic background perfectly complements his practical expertise, fostering a holistic approach to leadership that combines technical insight with business prowess.
Saleem Ahmed Abdullatiff has been working as the Vice President of the Business Unit since November 2023, bringing over 20 years of telecom experience and a decade in electrical and electronic engineering. He held various leadership roles at Omantel prior to his appointment, including General Manager of Enterprise Marketing, where he played a crucial role in meeting business goals. Saleem holds an MSC in Engineering Project Management from the University of Manchester and a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University.