Mr. Salah Ahmad Meshari Al-Fouzan serves as board member of Kuwait Telecommunications Company (stc) since May 2016.
Mr. Salah began his career in the communication and investment sectors 18 years ago. In 1997, he started his career with Mobile Telecommunication Co. before moving to the business development career in 2002, where he held several leading positions.
In 2005, he was appointed as the Executive Director of the Mergers and Acquisitions Department. In 2008, he served as the Chief Business Development Officer where supervised and executed the selling and purchasing transactions of more than USD 20 billion including purchasing Celtel International Co., which was operating in several African countries, V-Mobile in Nigeria and Mobitel in Sudan.
He was also responsible for the expanding activities through the acquisition of new licenses in Bahrain, Iraq and KSA. Furthermore, he supervised listing the companies in KSA and Zambia stock exchange markets. In 2010, he worked on the deal to sell Zain Africa to Indian flagship Bharti for USD 10.7 billion. In addition, he prepared numerous anonymous studies on a number of acquisition deals, financing arrangements and bank negotiations.
Mr. Salah was a board member in many companies and committees, including Kuwait Airways and the technical committee of Communication Regulatory Authority in Kuwait. Currently, he is an independent BoD member in Ekuity Investment Holding Company in Egypt.
In 2009, Global Telecom Business (GTB) selected him among the top 100 Most Influential Personalities in Communications. Mr. Salah graduated from Gannon University, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Diploma in Business Administration from Bradford University, UK.