Vodafone Qatar names Sheikh Hamad Bin Abdullah Al-Thani as COO

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Natalie Bannerman
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Former sales director, Sheikh Hamad Bin Abdullah Al-Thani is appointed as the new COO of Vodafone Qatar

Sheikh Hamad Bin Abdullah Al-Thani has been appointed to chief operating officer of Vodafone Qatar.

Al-Thani joined the company in 2013 as the senior business manager, then in 2014 he was promoted to head of public sales and in 2016 was appointed to sales director of enterprise sales and mega projects. During his time in the role the company’s enterprise and market share experienced substantial growth, as did the company position itself as an ICT & mega projects service provider.

Al-Thani is the holder of a bachelor degree in computer science from the faculty of engineering at the University of Ottawa and prior to working at Vodafone, held various roles in the oil & gas sector in the areas of industrial network/cyber, automation and control system engineering. 

Speaking on the appointment, Ian Gray, the CEO of Vodafone Qatar, said: I’d like to congratulate Sheikh Hamad on his appointment as Chief Operating Officer, a role in which he will play a key part in the future growth and success of the Company. I am especially pleased to see a successful national who has proved his capability have a prosperous career in Vodafone.”