Etisalat appoints Sabri Ali Yahya as CIO

Ali Yahya was previously CIO of Etisalat Misr in Egypt
Sabri Ali Yahya is now CIO at Etisalat UAE.
Sabri Ali Yahya is now CIO at Etisalat UAE.


Etisalat has appointed Sabri Ali Yahya as its new chief information officer.

The appointment is in line with Etisalat's commitment to recruit and train the best national talent for key roles in the company, according to Younis Abdul Aziz Al Nimr, chief human resources officer, Etisalat UAE.

Yahya started his career with Etisalat in 1995. Since 2005, he has been serving in a leadership role within the intelligent network and software system development department.

In 2007, he was appointed CIO of Etisalat Misr, where he contributed to Etisalat becoming one of the dominant players in a highly competitive market.

“I’m pleased to take on this new responsibility as the CIO for UAE,” Yahya said. “I’m thankful to the corporation’s top leadership for having shown the confidence in me to lead Etisalat’s IT function into the next phase.”

Yahya holds a master’s degree in communication system engineering and degree in engineering from the University of Kent, UK.

Etisalat has made numerous senior appointments and promotions in the past few months, including the appointment of Eissa Al Suwaidi as chairman earlier this month.

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