Dr. Nasser Marafih, Qtel group CEO has been re-elected as a member of the GSMA board. Dr. Nasser Marafih, Qtel group CEO has been re-elected as a member of the GSMA board.

Dr. Nasser Marafih, Qtel group CEO has been re-elected as a member of the GSMA board.

Marafih is one of 26 members of the board and initially joined in 2011. He will serve his second term from January 2013 to December 2014.

Dr. Nasser said: “I am grateful and honoured to have been re-elected to the Board of the GSMA, one of the world’s leading organisations, and congratulate Franco Bernabè on being re-elected as chairman. I look forward to working with my colleague members of the board in providing direction and leadership in the rapidly changing and growing mobile industry, and in delivering life-enhancing services to millions of customers around the world.”

Marafih will also continue as chairman of the GSMA mobile for development foundation, to which he was appointed in September 2012. The Foundation is helping to stimulate the development of scalable, life-enhancing mobile services through programmes such as mWomen, mHealth, Mobile Money for the unbanked, and Green Power for mobile.