Ooredoo has announced that it has appointed Hussain Niyaz as the company's Chief Commercial Officer.

In a statement, Ooredoo said that Niyaz’s appointment at the CXO level is a proud milestone moment for the Company and a testimony to the development of local talent at all levels, including leadership roles within the Company.

The Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Maldives, Najib Khan congratulated Niyaz on his appointment as the Chief Commercial Officer of Ooredoo Maldives.

Starting out as one of the technicians that deployed our initial network in the Maldives 16 years ago, Mr. Niyaz has made significant contributions to the success story of Ooredoo Maldives. His journey at Ooredoo Maldives is one that inspires, and we are truly proud of his achievements. I am confident that his vast experience across the technical and commercial sector will play a key role in accelerating the growth of the Company and our role of enriching the digital lives of the people of Maldives.
Najib Khan, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo

Niyaz joined Ooredoo Maldives in 2005 and has 16 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.

He began his journey with Ooredoo Maldives as an RNE Technician, progressing onto senior roles such as Manager - Network Planning and Optimization, Head of Networks, Head of Sales, Director Sales & Distribution, and as Acting Chief Commercial Officer

. Prior to joining Ooredoo Maldives, Niyaz worked for 12 years at the Maldives National Defence Force in the Communication, Electronics, and IT Department.

Niyaz holds an Executive Masters in Telecom Management and in addition has completed training on Electronics and Communications at Fort Gordon - United States Army, Leadership Development Training from the Center for Creative Leadership, Singapore and has completed the Ooredoo Leadership Development Program which was conducted by the Ooredoo Group in partnership with the Institute for Management Development (IMD).