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UAE’s Yahsat Appoints Khaled Al Qubaisi As New Chairman

Khaled Al Qubaisi, the new Chairman of Yahsat. Photograph courtesy of Mubadala.

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) announced on 16 December 2019 the appointment of Khaled Al Qubaisi, CEO of Aerospace, Renewables & ICT at  Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), as its new Chairman, and the appointment of Amal Al Ameri, Senior Vice President of Platform Finance in the Aerospace, Renewables & ICT Unit in Mubadala, as a board member.

Remarking on his new assignment, Khaled Al Qubaisi said: “I’m pleased to lead Yahsat’s next phase of growth in the space and telecommunications sector. We are committed to realising Yahsat’s vision of providing satellite connectivity to consumers, government and commercial clients globally, to contribute in the social and economic growth of our markets, in addition to achieving our commitments towards our clients all over the world. This is an exciting time for us at the forefront of the 4th Industrial Revolution as we create revolutionary technologies and solutions disrupting our industry.”

Through his role in Mubadala, Al Qubaisi oversees the company’s aerospace, information communications technology, renewables and utilities portfolio, he is also a member of Mubadala’s Investment committee. He brings a wealth of strategic and management experience having held multiple Board and C-suite roles.

Al Ameri also joins the Board, bringing extensive financial and operational expertise having served in several senior financial roles and multiple Boards at Mubadala and its wholly owned subsidiaries, respectively.

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