Thuraya appoints Head of Human Resources, Support Operations

by Staff Reporter | January 8th, 2014

Thuraya Telecommunications has appointed Ahmad Al Shareef as Senior Director of Human Resources and Support Operations. As Thuraya’s new head of human resources, Al Shareef is responsible for managing employee relations as well as overseeing the procurement and administration divisions. He reports to Samer Halawi, CEO of Thuraya and will serve as a member of the company’s leadership team.

Al Shareef has significant experience in asset management and financial institutions in the UAE. His background includes working with senior executive teams to ensure that the company accomplishes its business plans over the short, medium and long term. He has worked in close collaboration with management teams on organisational optimisation and alignment, improving employee relations, and talent retention. Al Shareef holds a Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering from Boston University.

“I am pleased to welcome Ahmad Al Shareef to Thuraya,” says Samer Halawi. “His experience in improving employee relations and developing cohesive human resources policies is a strong asset for Thuraya as we focus on recruitment, employee engagement development and talent management in the next phase of our transformation.”


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