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Ooredoo Group appoints new CEO for Algeria

With more than 21 years of experience in telecoms and finance, Roni Tohme joined Ooredoo in 2020 as Ooredoo Algeria’s CFO

Ooredoo has appointed Roni Tohme as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Algeria, effective August 1, 2023, after a successful interim period as the company’s Acting CEO.

Tohme brings more than 21 years of experience in telecoms and finance to his new role, having previously served as Ooredoo Algeria’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). During his tenure as CFO, he played a vital role in shaping an agile and lean finance department, highly contributing to the company’s business transformation. He has also successfully implemented cost-efficiency programmes that significantly improved profitability.

He was appointed as Ooredoo Algeria’s Acting CEO – succeeding Bassam Al Ibrahim – in February 2023.

Prior to joining Ooredoo, Tohme held positions in prominent companies across Africa and Asia – including Areeba, Africell, MTN, Airtel and Axiata Group – gaining expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions, Towerco and business transformation.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Administration from the American University of Beirut, and a Master’s degree in Finance and Business Management from Walden University, USA.

In a statement, the company said: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, Ooredoo congratulates Roni Tohme on his new appointment and wishes him great success in leading Ooredoo Algeria to further heights of excellence.”