Yahsat Appoints Sulaiman Al Ali as New Chief Commercial Officer
Yahsat has appointed Sulaiman Al Ali as its new chief commercial officer, the company announced July 1. Al Ali will lead both YahClick, Yahsat’s data solutions arm, and Thuraya, its mobility business. Al Ali replaces Farhad Khan, who has been the CCO of Yahsat for the past six years.
Al Ali has been with Yahsat about eight years, initially serving as a director within the Yahsat Government Solutions area, prior to assuming the role of deputy CEO of Thuraya in 2019 and subsequently its CEO in 2021. As CEO of Thuraya, Al Ali is credited with driving operational excellence and delivering new solutions to customers in a post-pandemic environment.
“Yahsat is ideally placed to address the complex issues facing our customers by offering them a highly-equipped one-stop shop where they are able to fulfil their various satellite communications needs. We look forward to harnessing the innovative spirit that runs across Yahsat’s commercial business to provide an unparalleled level of service to our customers,” Al Ali said in a statement.