STC’s new appointments in line with Vision 2030

Updated 14 January 2019
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STC’s new appointments in line with Vision 2030

The Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has announced new appointments of a number of senior Saudi executives. These include the appointments of Haithem bin Mohammed Al-Faraj as senior vice president — technology and operations; Alayan bin Mohammed Al-Wateed as senior vice president — customer unit; Badr bin Abdullah Al-Lahib as vice president — operation sector in the technology and operations unit; Abdullah bin Mohsen Al-Owaini as vice president — applications sector in the technology and operations unit; and Riyad bin Hamdan Al-Enzi as vice president — customer care sector in the customer unit.
STC CEO Nasser bin Suleiman Al-Nasser said that STC is committed to empowering Saudi cadres based on their qualifications and expertise and to appointing qualified young Saudis in leadership positions, in order to enhance the performance of the STC Group. This, he said, is in line with STC’s “pivotal role in enabling the digital transformation of the Kingdom’s public and private sectors in accordance with Vision 2030.”
Al-Nasser added: “This also comes in line with STC’s ‘Dare’ strategy to lead the transformation and development in new paths, especially with the rapid changes in the global ICT sector.”
STC is a leading telecommunications company in Saudi Arabia that offers landline, mobile, internet services and computer networks.


Al-Habtoor receives members of Dubai Police’s Esaad

Updated 15 January 2019
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Al-Habtoor receives members of Dubai Police’s Esaad

Khalaf Al-Habtoor, founding chairman of the Al-Habtoor Group, received a delegation from the Dubai Police Esaad Program Committee at the Al-Habtoor Group head office on Monday. Mona Al-Ameri, head of the happiness committee, Dubai Police, thanked Al-Habtoor for his continuous support for the Dubai Police employee happiness initiative and presented the Al-Habtoor Group chairman, and Vice Chairman and CEO Mohammed Al-Habtoor with their personalized Esaad cards.

Dubai Police representatives included Masoud Ibrahim Alhammad, Khalid Alsuwaidi, Ahmed bin Ghafan, Ibrahim Alblooshi, Salah Amin, Mohammed Shoaib Albalooshi, Gaafar Salim, Sayed Ibrahim, Abdullah Haidarah, Hasan Saleh, Thureya Balhoul, Waheeda Abbas, Waheeda Abdulqadir, Mariyam Saeed Abdulhakeem, Khalil Ibrahim Ali and Mahmood Ibrahim. Also present was Abdul Salam Marzooqi, director of UAE affairs and community relations, Al-Habtoor Group.

Khalaf Al-Habtoor said: “I am happy to collaborate with the Dubai Police in their Esaad program and be able to show our men and women in the Dubai Police corps our appreciation for their commitment to our safety.

“Dubai’s appeal as an investment haven is in its stability, and that is largely due to the safety and security the Dubai Police provides. I commend them for their continued service to our community.”

Al-Habtoor called for the private sector to work closely with the public sector and commended the Esaad program committee for their efforts to reward employees for their performance, commitment and dedication to the job. 

Al-Ameri, head of the happiness committee, thanked Al-Habtoor for the warm welcome and gave a detailed brief about the Esaad card and its uses across various sectors including: Education, tourism, hospitality, aviation, entertainment and leisure, real estate and retail.

She said: “The Esaad card is trusted by the civil servants in Dubai and the UAE. The number of Esaad cardholders is currently at 108,498 employees from 128 governmental and semi-governmental departments.”

Al-Ameri commended the Al-Habtoor Group for its continuous support for community activities, noting that the Esaad program is an innovative program designed to achieve happiness in the community.

Al-Habtoor Group joined the Esaad program in October 2017 offering Dubai Police staff extended benefits and discounts at Habtoor Hospitality and Real Estate properties, including hotels, restaurant, leisure and entertainment facilities in the UAE and abroad. Dubai Police staff are offered a 50 percent discount at Al-Habtoor Group hotels in Dubai and internationally, as well as a 20 percent reduction at the group’s leisure and entertainment facilities. It also includes special rates on the new apartments at Al-Habtoor City Residence Collection.