Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) has announced the appointment of Khaled Al Qubaisi, CEO of Aerospace, Renewables & ICT at Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) as its new Chairman.
Yahsat also appointed Amal Al Ameri, Senior Vice President of Platform Finance in the Aerospace, Renewables & ICT Unit in Mubadala as a board member.
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.
Commenting on his new role, 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 fourth Industrial Revolution as we create revolutionary technologies and solutions disrupting our industry.”