Chief Executive Officer
VIVA Telecom - Kuwait

Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Badran is a Telecommunications professional with a proven track record in delivering operational excellence in his career of more than 10 years. He has extensive experience in managing large scale Telecommunication Projects, each with its own unique challenge. Mr. Salman joined Saudi Telecom Company (STC) as Director of GSM Network Operations and was promoted to General Manager, GSM Networks in 2004.

During his tenure as General Manager, he was responsible for the Planning, Design, Implementation and Operation of the GSM Network in STC. He was appointed as the Project Launch Director of the third GSM operator, Kuwait Telecommunications Company, VIVA. With the commercial launch in Dec 2008, he was appointed as the CTO of VIVA. Since Jan 01, 2011 Mr. Salman is the CEO of Kuwait Telecommunications Company, VIVA. He has a BS Electrical Engineering from King Fahad University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.