Eissa Al Suwaidi has been appointed chairman of Etisalat Group, and in addition to his new appointment, Al Suwaidi serves as an executive director at Abu Dhabi Investment Council. He is also a director of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Distribution, International Petroleum Investment Company, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development and Emirates Investment Authority. He also serves as the chairman of Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank.
Eissa Al Suwaidi has been appointed chairman of Etisalat Group
Six new board members have also been appointed to the Etisalat board. The new appointees are Abdullah Salem Al Dhaheri, Mubarak Rashid Al Mansouri, Shoaib Mir Hashim Khoory, Abdullah Mohammad Saeed Ghobash, Essa Abdulfattah Kazim and Mohammad Hadi Ahmad Abdulla Al Hussaini.
Etisalat is 60.03 per cent-owned by the Emirates Investment Authority, which is owned by the UAE government, and the chairman and government board representatives are directly appointed by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and the Ruler of Abu Dhabi by federal decree.