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Du appoints first Emirati woman Chief Regulatory Affairs and Risk Officer

With a background in technology, Ahmad is a long-serving executive at Du.

Du has appointed its first Emirati woman CXO on the sidelines of International Women’s Day. Hanan Ahmad will now serve as the company’s new Chief Regulatory Affairs and Risk Officer.

She is a long serving du executive with an experience in the technology sector, as well corporate knowledge in the public sector. Her new role signifies du’s dedication to developing Emirati human capital, in line with its commitment to contributing to the UAE’s goal for a knowledge-based economy.

Speaking about the appointment, Fahad Al Hassawi, CEO, du said: “As we look ahead to broaden our impact on the UAE’s ICT sector, it’s critical that our leadership strategy enables our Emiratisation agenda. Hanan has earned her reputation as one of du’s leading team members and we are thrilled to have her as Chief Regulatory Affairs and Risk Officer. With her extensive experience and expertise, we are confident that she will be instrumental in driving our regulatory and risk management efforts, while also supporting our commitment to increasing the participation of UAE nationals in the ICT industry.”