Etisalat CEO Abdooli resigns, Dowidar named interim CEO

By DG Staff

Saleh Abdullah Al Abdooli

ABU DHABI 21 May 2020: Etisalat Group announced on Wednesday the resignation of Saleh Al Abdooli as the group’s Chief Executive Officer.

In a statement, Etisalat Group cited “personal reasons” for Al Abdooli’s resignation, adding that the board of directors had accepted the resignation and appointed Hatem Dowidar as Acting Chief Executive Officer for the Group. Dowidar is currently CEO International of Etisalat.

“Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Chairman of Etisalat Group, and the members of the board directors thanked Al Abdooli for the efforts he made and the accomplishments achieved for Etisalat Group during his tenure as Group CEO and his 28 years of service to the company,” the statement concluded.