Eng. Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al-Deghaither serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Zain KSA as of July 2018. He possesses a track record of achievements and expertise in executive, operational and technical management, and he is an expert on the development and management of technologies to produce the best cost-effective solutions.
Al-Deghaither has led several projects that positioned Zain KSA as the leading telecom operator of choice, and a company of reference for data quality and service in the Kingdom, mainly Project Reload, one of the largest projects in the history of the company with a total investment of SAR 4.5 billion.
Al-Deghaither was deeply involved in the development and expansion of the company’s networks within the Kingdom, where under his leadership, Zain KSA was able to roll-out the broadest 5G network coverage. He was also ranked among the ten best CEOs in the telecommunications sector out of more than 700 companies listed in the GCC.
Previously, Al Degaither was the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Technology Officer of Zain KSA. Earlier, he had occupied a number of senior roles, including Network Engineering Director, where he immensely contributed to the Company’s evolution and actively participated in developing Zain KSA’s operations on the commercial, technical, and customer experience levels.
Al-Deghaither holds a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications and Electrical Engineering from King Saud University and an Advanced Management Program Degree from IESE.