Mr. Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Talal Said Al Mamari is the Chief Executive Officer of Omantel since 29th June 2014. He has 22 years of experience in telecom sector working for Omantel. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he held several leadership positions including his last stint as Chief Financial Officer of Omantel. Talal Al Mamari has had played 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 and later the full legal merger of Oman Mobile with Omantel. He sits on the boards of several companies and investment funds including Worldcall Telecom, Infoline, United Securities Investment Fund and Al Roya Fund (Al Khair Investment Fund compatible with Sharia). He holds a degree in Business Administration from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh – Pennsylvania.
Mr. Samy Ahmed Al Ghassany
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Mr. Samy Ahmed Al Ghassany is the Chief Operating 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.
Mr. Martial Caratti
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Martial Caratti holds the position of Chief Financial Officer. He is a senior Finance Executive with extensive experience in the telecommunication sector within international and multicultural contexts. Martial Caratti has 30 years of experience with more than 20 years of experience as CFO working for international telecom groups such as France Telecom
Mr. Haitham Abdullah Al Kharusi
VICE PRESIDENT CONSUMER
Mr. Haitham Abdullah Al Kharusi is the Vice President of Consumer Business Unit. Al Kharusi brings over 20 years of international management experience in the Telecom and other industrial sectors. He previously held various senior management positions at Etisalat, Zantel, Nawras and Oman LNG. He holds an MBA in Marketing from the Edinburgh Business School, UK, M.Sc in Development, Administration & Planning from Bristol University, UK and a BS degree in Government and Politics from University of Maryland, USA.
Mr. Todd M. Dick
Vice President Enterprise
Mr. Todd Dick is the Vice President Enterprise. He brings over 27 years of industry experience having worked across 4 continents in the United States, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. He has held leading roles with global Operators including Vodafone, Telstra and Zain and Board Directorship on a number of companies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the United States and a Master of Science from Australia.
Mr. Sohail Qadir
VICE PRESIDENT WHOLESALE
Sohail Qadir is vice president of wholesale business. He is responsible for developing and growing Omantel’s emerging International businesses, like expanding submarine cables, voice transit and national interconnects including MVNO. In addition, as senior management member he is responsible for overseeing the company’s growing business and footprint outside Oman. He has more than 20 years of experience in a broad range of IT & telecom segments with a specific focus on International business. Before joining his current position in August 2010, he served as chief operating officer in Worldcall Telecom Limited. Mr. Qadir holds B.E. in Computer Systems and Masters in Business Administration.
Dr. Ghalib Saif Al Hosni
Chief People Officer
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.
Mr. Said Abdullah Al Ajmi
Vice President Operations
Said Al Ajmi is the Vice President Operations and has 22 years of experience in the telecom sector working for Omantel & Oman Mobile. Said holds Bachelor degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Mr. Bernhard van der Merwe
Vice President Technology
Mr. Bernhard van der Merwe is the Vice President of Technology, responsible for Technology Strategy, Planning and Implementation of Telecoms and IT of Omantel. He has more than 24 years’ experience in international Telecoms in both Africa and Middle East, of which the last 15 years with Oman Mobile and Omantel. Bernhard holds a Bachelor degree in Electric & Electronic Engineering, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Manchester Business School.