Chief Government Relations & Corporate Communication
Etisalat Group

Nasser bin Obood has been Acting Chief Executive Officer (ACEO) since November 2009. Nasser also serves as a board member of Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications.

As the Acting Chief Executive Officer, Nasser defines the road map for all technology and innovation at Etisalat. Under his dynamic leadership Etisalat has expanded its global footprint as a leading telecom provider, with operations in 18 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

As the Group Chief Corporate Affairs Officer before taking on the role as the ACEO, Nasser had under his jurisdiction many of the operational divisions of Etisalat including Contracts and Administration, Legal Affairs, Regulatory, Quality, and the Corporate Communication department.

He joined Etisalat in 1986 as the Switching Chief Engineer where he supervised and managed the operations of the Switching Department from the head office in Abu Dhabi. His next move was to General Manager of the Al Ain region. In March 2005, Mr. Bin Obood was promoted to Deputy Chief Executive Officer, and became Chief Corporate Affairs Officer in April 2006.

Nasser Ahmed Bin Obood holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.