Ihab Hinnawi new Batelco CEO.

Bahrain’s Batelco1

Bahrain-based Batelco Group, an international telecommunications group with operations across 14 countries, has announced the appointment of Ihab Hinnawi as the new chief executive following the exit of Alan Whelan.

Mr Hinnawi will move to the new role from the position of chief executive at Batelco’s sister company Umniah.


Prior to that, Mr Hinnawi held the role of enterprise division general manager at Batelco Bahrain and subsequently the role of chief executive at Batelco Jordan.

In a statement, Batelco chairman Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa said the board of directors wished Mr Whelan well in his future endeavors.

The board has also wished Mr Hinnawi well as he takes on a challenging role at the helm of the Batelco Group, he said.



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