Mr. Khalid Hassan M A Al-Hamadi
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Khalid Hassan M A Al-Hamadi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Maldives and is a Non-Independent, Executive Director, since February 2022.
Mr. Al-Hamadi joined Ooredoo Qatar in 2008 and has several years of experience in the telecommunications industry. . He has served as a Board Director at Ooredoo Maldives and has previously held several senior positions at Ooredoo Qatar including Senior Director in Consumer Sales and Assistant Director of Planning & Development. Additionally, he brings a rich experience of over 15 years in the Oil and Gas industry with international experience. He has worked with General Electric in Florence, Italy, where he used to be the Head of Planning and Strategy and was key to implementing the reorganization initiative in Sales and Service. Mr. Al-Hamadi is an experienced and a certified Quality Auditor with distinguishing knowledge about management system, creative initiatives, continuous improvement, processes implementation, statistical analysis and is a certified training manager.
Mr. Al-Hamadi has a Bachelor of Science in System Engineering from the University of Arizona.
Mr. Suresh Kalpathi Chidambaram
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Suresh Kalpathi Chidambaram is the Chief Financial Officer of Ooredoo Maldives and is a Non-Independent, Executive Director, effective from 17th September 2019.
Mr. Chidambaram has over 30 years of finance experience in various industries including manufacturing, retail and telecommunications. He joined the Ooredoo Group in 2008 and held the position of Senior Director, Investment Management until 2013. He was also the Chief Financial Officer at Ooredoo Global Services prior to his current role as CFO of Ooredoo Maldives. He has tremendous experience in financial operations and business planning.
Mr. Chidambaram holds a Master of Management Studies from Birla Institute of Science and Technology (B.I.T.S Pilani) and he is a member of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of India.
Mr. Bassam Mohd S H Al-Momani
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Bassam Mohd S H Al-Momani joined Ooredoo Maldives in February 2022, and currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer.
Prior to joining Ooredoo Maldives, Mr. Al-Momani has held several senior positions at Ooredoo Qatar including Senor Director/ Passive, Senior Director/ Fixed Access & Transport, and Director of Operation and Maintenance of Fixed Access and Transport. He also served as the Head of Inspection at Qatar Petrochemical Company and as Material Specialist Engineer at Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation. Mr. Al-Momani has several years of experience in the telecommunications industry and possess vast knowledge and experience in IT, operations, projects and telecom infrastructures including Mobile, Submarine Cables and Data Centre.
Mr. Al-Momani holds a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering from the University of Qatar. Additionally, he has completed multiple professional training programs and leadership programs.
Mr. Hussain Niyaz
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Hussain Niyaz joined Ooredoo Maldives in April 2005, and currently serves as the Chief Commercial Officer.
Mr. Niyaz has 16 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He began his journey with Ooredoo Maldives as an RNE Technician, progressing onto senior roles such as Manager - Network Planning and Optimization, Head of Networks, Head of Sales, Director Sales & Distribution, Acting Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to joining Ooredoo Maldives, Mr. Niyaz worked for 12 years at the Maldives National Defence Force in the Communication, Electronics and IT Department.
Mr. Niyaz holds an Executive Masters in Telecom Management and in addition has completed training on Electronics and Communications at Fort Gordon - United States Army, Leadership Development Training from the Center for Creative Leadership, Singapore and has completed the Ooredoo Leadership Development Program which was conducted by the Ooredoo Group in partnership with the Institute for Management Development (IMD).
Ms. Fazna Mansoor, Chartered FCIPD
Human Resources Director
Ms. Fazna Mansoor joined Ooredoo Maldives in January 2005 and currently holds the position of Human Resources Director.
Ms. Fazna Mansoor has over two decades of experience across a range of HR verticals including learning and development, talent and performance management, compensation & benefit management and employee engagement. A most rewarding contribution during her tenure at Ooredoo Maldives has been the transformation from traditional HR to “HR as a business enabler”, and embracing the digital way of work with processes, information and learning brought to employee fingertips.
Ms. Mansoor holds a Master of Business Administration from Angelia Ruskin University, UK, and is a certified Global Talent Mobility Specialist. She is also the recipient of “HR Professional of the Year, 2019” by Asia’s Best Employer Brands and award for “Leadership Excellence in Human Resources - 2021” by Women In Management.
Mr. Shabeen Ali
Mr. Shabeen Ali joined Ooredoo Maldives in May 2005, and currently serves as Director Operations.
Mr. Shabeen has over 27 years of work experience in the Technology field which includes 13 years in the Telecom sector. He began his journey with Ooredoo Maldives as a technician progressing to senior positions such as Head of Operations, Head of Planning and Operations, and Director Network & IT Planning. Prior to joining Ooredoo Maldives, Mr. Shabeen worked at the Maldives National Defence Force for 13 years in the Communication, Electronics and IT Department.
Mr. Shabeen holds an Executive Masters in Telecom Management and in addition completed training on Electronics and Communications at Fort Gordon - United States Army, and has completed a Leadership Development Program at CCL, Singapore.
Mr. Hussain Zareer
Mr. Hussain Zareer serves as the Director Finance effective from April 2022 when he re-joined Ooredoo Maldives.
Mr. Zareer has over 25 years of experience in Financial Management in the different industries, 15 years of which was within the telecommunications industry at Ooredoo Maldives. Mr. Zareer initially joined Ooredoo Maldives in 2005 and has held various senior positions including Financial Controller and Director Finance, until his departure in January 2020. He has also worked as the Director Finance at Ilaa Maldives Pvt Ltd and has more than 8 years’ experience in the Public Sector and Tourism Sector.
He has contributed immensely to the success and growth of Ooredoo Maldives and was fully engaged in its digital transformation. He possesses experience and knowledge in financial and management accounting, financial planning, budgeting, financial control, digital strategy development and project management.
Mr. Zareer is an Associate Member of the Institute of Financial Accountants-UK and holds a CIMA - Advanced Diploma. Additionally, he has completed multiple professional training programs and leadership development programs including Ooredoo Leadership Development Program which was conducted by the Ooredoo Group in partnership with the Institute for Management Development (“IMD”).