Du parent EITC hires former Mobily exec as new CFO

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company announces the appointment of Kais Ben Hamida as chief financial officer
Du parent EITC hires former Mobily exec as new CFO
Hamida previously held the CFO position at Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) in Saudi Arabia, one of the biggest telecommunications companies in the Middle East.
By Sam Bridge
Mon 01 Jul 2019 02:01 PM

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent company of Dubai-based telco Du, on Monday announced the appointment of Kais Ben Hamida as chief financial officer.

Effective from July 14, Hamida previously held the same position at Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) in Saudi Arabia, one of the biggest telecommunications companies in the Middle East.

Mohamed Al Hussaini, EITC chairman, said: “We are fortunate to have someone of Kais Ben Hamida’s calibre and experience to lead the finance function at EITC. We are at an interesting moment of the evolution of the company and we need the renewed leadership to successfully implement EITC’s strategy to take advantage of the market opportunities ahead.”

Osman Sultan, EITC CEO, added: “His deep knowledge of the telecommunication sector, large experience in Europe and USA and high sensitivity to the region are a rare combination of assets that will benefit EITC.”

Kais has also served as CFO of Orange (Egypt), and started his career in banking at Société Générale in Paris) and the World Bank in Washington DC).

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