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Executive Meetup with Osman Sultan

Nov 14, 2017
Address Dubai Mall

Osman Sultan, CEO of Du, hosted Young Arab Leaders Executive Meetup on November 14, 2017 at 7:00-9:00pm at The Address Dubai Mall, Dubai, UAE. He discussed about his 30-year journey and experience in the telecommunication industry, how he led Du to become one of the biggest telecommunication companies in the Middle Eastern Region, his insights into what the future holds for this industry worldwide and how Du has adapted new business model and strategy to accommodate the rise in demand for digital services.

Executive Meetup is a series of casual meetings organized by Young Arab Leaders to encourage knowledge exchange between YAL exclusive members hosted by prominent executive leaders such as Osman Sultan in the UAE who share their insights and what the future holds for certain industries.

About the Speaker:

Osman Sultan is the CEO of the Telecommunication Company, Du. Since his joining in January 2006, he has led the company to an annual revenue of 13 Billion Dirhams, making Du the biggest telecommunication company in the Middle Eastern region. Osman has over 30 years’ experience in the field of telecommunications across MENA, Europe and North America. Prior to Du, he worked for the Egypt’s biggest telecommunication company Mobilin. He is known for his public speaking skills which gave him the platform to share his knowledge and expertise and professional experience in different regional and international forums. Osman has also contributed in mentoring a number of telecommunication pioneers to take leadership positions in major telecommunication companies around the world, who are now top CEOs.

Osman received a number of awards including:

  • Selected as one of the top 100 CEOs in the global telecom industry in 2010 and 2011
  • Best CEO Award for 2015Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship at a ceremony to celebrate the Asian Entrepreneurship Awards of the Year 2015
  • Global Sustainability Leaders Award and Social Innovation Leaders at the Global Sustainability Conference in 2016
  • Ranked eighth in the list of the 50 most influential executives in the UAE issued by Arabian Business magazine for the year 2013