Mobilk - Ooredoo recently welcomed Abdulaziz Jaafar as their new Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) & Business Development, following his promotion from the post, Information Technology (IT) Director. In his new role, Abdulaziz will be responsible for accelerating the growth and management of the company’s Business-to-business (B2B) market in the ICT domain.
Abdulaziz’s background includes seven years of experience initiating and leading multiple information technology projects successfully at Ooredoo, and brings a wealth of multi-disciplinary IT experience and expertise to his new position. During his former key role as IT Director, Abdulaziz was responsible for enhancing and automating multiple processes which resulted in operational efficiency, internally and externally for Ooredoo customers. He also adapted international industry standards to improve the functions and delivery models of the business to enrich user experience. As a member of the Ooredoo family since 2005, Abdulaziz grew within the company and was nurtured by its multiple leadership and training programmes which helped him rise to his current role. Prior to joining Ooredoo, he worked with Central Bank of Oman and abroad in the USA.
Sultan bin Ahmed Al-Wahaibi, Chief Business and Wholesale Officer at Ooredoo said, “I am delighted to welcome Abdulaziz to the Ooredoo B2B team. With his strong track record in implementing innovative solutions to increase operational efficiency, and a deep knowledge of digitalisation products, Abdulaziz is well placed to cement Ooredoo’s position as the Sultanate’s preferred digital partner in B2B services. His appointment comes at an exciting time for the telecommunications sector as we prepare to service the growth in digitalisation. Abdulaziz’s focus will be to articulate Ooredoo’s vision to our digital partners and professional customers to deliver growth from our B2B side. This will involve growing the company’s business development opportunities, delivering a competitive set of ICT digital end-to-end solutions for our corporate clients, and expanding our B2B consumer market across Oman”.
In addition to his long track record of corporate excellence, Abdulaziz holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science with a focus in Commerce and Economics and is certified in Security and Development technologies. He is also a panel member in multiple forums both in and outside Oman.
Ooredoo benefits from the skills of many highly qualified and experienced Omanis in a variety of management and senior management positions and is dedicated to the development and creation of opportunities for Omanis. Through its Omanisation programme, it recruits, trains and develops talent enabling the people of the Sultanate fulfil their career potential and contribute to the growth of the nation.
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