ABU DHABI: Etisalat Group announced today the appointment of Sulaiman Salim Al-Kaabi as acting CEO of Canar – an Etisalat subsidiary in Sudan.
Sulaiman brings to the role 16 years of professional experience within Etisalat Group. He joined Etisalat after graduating from Etisalat College of Engineering in 1998, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Telecommunications.
Over his 16 years within the Group, Al-Kaabi has gained extensive international experience serving in Etisalat Group’s operating companies in Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Tanzania and, most recently, in Cote d’Ivoire, where he served as Chief Operating Officer.
“Sulaiman has demonstrated the kind of aptitude and skill that we are keen to further develop,” said AbdulAziz Alsawaleh Alshehhi, Chief Human Resources Officer at Etisalat Group. “He has succeeded in a variety of challenging roles, and we have every faith in his ability to thrive in his new role as acting CEO of Canar.” Al Sawaleh highlighted that this appointment is indicative of the group’s outlook on national leadership development for its industry professionals: “Etisalat Group believes in nurturing the abilities of future leaders by offering best-in-class leadership development programs and unique international learning and growth opportunities to young, talented employees who demonstrate high potential.”