Eng. Magdi Mohammed Abdallah Taha

Group Chief Executive Officer

Assuming his duties as CEO of Sudatel Group in December 2020, he has more than 20 years of experience in advanced technologies, particularly at CISCO and the leading telecoms company INTEL Corporation. Previously, Mr. Taha held the position of General Manager of Zain South Sudan, Head of Strategy at Zain Khartoum, and Head of Strategy and Business Development at Zain Khartoum. He holds a Masters in Project Management from George Washington University in the United States and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Boston University in the United States. In 2004 he was nominated by CISCO International for the United States black Engineer of the Year award in the United States. He also participated in more than 17 US patents in the field of Voice, Video over IP, Talk over IP and Fax over IP. He has experience in the information and communications technology sector, as he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dolphin, Sudasat and Sudabil, and he is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of EBS Electronic Banking Services Company and the Arab Company for Marine Cables, with membership in the Board of Directors of the United Money Bank, in addition to the Arab Company for Marine Cables

Eng. Balbandar Ranbir Singh

Group Chief Finance Officer

Nearly 30 years of experience in the telecom industry across Europe, the Middle East as well as Africa. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Zain Sudan 2013-2016, and previously the Financial Manager of Wataniya Telecom (Ooredoo) in Kuwait during the period from 2007 – 2012, and also the financial advisor to Fasttelco Kuwait. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Sabafon in Yemen during 2005 – 2006. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester, and an MBA from Cranfield University, as well as a Diploma in Marketing. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Eng. Jafar Saleh Jafar

Group Chief Technical Officer

He joined Sudatel in the year 2020 as Director of the Main Sector for Technical Affairs, bringing with him extensive experience in project management, ICT field and service management, starting with Huawei Technology Company. He held several positions, starting with a smart network engineer, then a project manager at Huawei and Ericsson. He holds a degree in Information Technology from the Near East University in Cyprus, in addition to many technical and professional certificates, including a member of the American Institute for Project Management (BMI) and Leadership from Ericsson. 16 years of experience in the field of telecommunications and information technology, Golden Individual Award (Huawei).

Eng. Ibrahim Mamoun Ibrahim Hassan

Group Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Ibrahim joined Sudatel in the middle of 2021, as the Group’s Commercial Head. He has global and regional experience in business and management, including fifteen years in the Silicon Valley, California (USA). There he started his career as a process engineer, at Applied Materials, the world’s largest “Semiconductor Capital Equipment,” manufacturer. He eventually moved on to various product and business functions, within the company. For the last 3 years (of 13 Years at Applied Materials), he was the General Manager of the Photomask Etch Products Unit.

Moving back to Sudan, Mr. Ibrahim served in the country offices of Samsung Electronics (Sudan/East Africa SEEA), first as Head of Marketing and then as Head of the Consumer Electronics business. There he supervised the development and penetration of the local markets for consumer electronics, IT products and mobile phones. His efforts in the development and penetration of consumer electronics markets helped to locally align the Samsung brand and its performance commensurately with its global status.

Mr. Ibrahim then worked as General Manager of Mazeed  (agents for Nestle /Froneri) in the field of frozen food distribution, manufacturing and retail.

He holds a Bachelor’s of Science [B.Sc.] in Chemical Engineering (Honors), from the University of Khartoum and a Master’s of Science [M.Sc.] in Chemical Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in the Troy, New York (USA). He has had extensive further business and leadership training, starting with Applied Material’s New College Graduate (NCG) leadership program which recruited him from Graduate school.

He has marked contributions in the field of Semiconductor technology, including several US patents, in the field of microfabrication Equipment.

His many voluntary contributions in the area of entrepreneurship and youth development include assistance with cultivation of the International Entrepreneurship Community (IEC) Sudan chapter.

Mr. Ibrahim is a board member of Gulf Hills (Export Trade), Mazeed (FMCG) and Mugran Consulting Group (Business Consulting) – amongst others.

Eng. Osama Mohamed Khair

Group Chief Strategic Affairs Officer

joined Sudatel as the director of the strategy main sector in March 2021 Different departments in engineering and technology work. In 2011, he was among the founders of the strategy and business planning department at Zain. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering – Electronics and Communications 1997 from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology – Alexandria, Egypt He has contributions in scientific papers and various initiatives in the fields of information and communication technology and knowledge management.

Eng. Hani Osman Mohammad Al-Hassan

Chief Executive Officer – Expresso (Senegal), (an STG Company).

He was appointed Managing Director of Expresso Senegal on April 1, 2021. Mr. Hany El Hassan has held senior executive positions in leading telecom organizations and strategic technical and commercial management positions. He held the position of Project Management Director and Head of International Roaming at ZAIN, then General Manager Projects for Sudan and South Sudan at Nokia Siemens Networks, then Regional General Manager for MTN, then worked as a consultant for ENTUC in the United States. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering – specializing in Communications from the University of Khartoum and a Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and studied an MBA at Phoenix University in the United States of America

Eng. Hani Arabi Ali Karrar

Chief Executive Officer  – Chinguitel (Mauritania), (an STG Company).

Executive Director of Chinguitel Mauritania as of April 11, 2021. He has 24 years of experience in the field of communications through his work in several companies such as Sudatel, Ericsson, Cognizant and others, where he held several leadership positions including network operations, sales and business development in information technology and computing management Cloud and advanced communication technologies through his work in several countries such as Sudan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. He holds a Bachelor of Communications Engineering from the Kiev Academy of Civil Aviation in the Republic of Ukraine, and has also completed many advanced courses in entrepreneurship and business from several international institutions.

Eng. Muhammad Al-Fateh Al-Tijani

Business Development Officer

He joined the Sudatel Group in 1999. He holds a master’s degree in computer engineering, a master’s in business administration and a number of certificates. Professionalism in the field. He worked in the Information Technology Department, then as Director of Institutional Sales and Business Development Department at Thabit Telecom Company. Then its General Manager until 2013, after which he held a number of positions in the Group’s Chairmanship, including Director of Institutional Excellence and Director of Sector Group Affairs and then Director of the Commercial Sector. Worked on a number of projects and committees in the areas of strategic planning and business development. And he participates in a number of boards of directors of the group’s subsidiaries. One of the founders of the Sudanese Internet Society for Domain Management Sudan).

Mrs. Hiba Ali Osman Abdelgadir

Chief Marketing Officer– Sudani, (an STG Company).

Over 17 years of experience in Marketing, Innovations, Communication and Business Analysis. She joined Sudatel in 2020 as a head of the marketing sector, she started her career working in Orange-UK in 2002, worked in MTN in 2004 (led work teams where she had a clear contribution to the construction operations of Areeba Sudan) and then joined Zain in 2006,. And she has many contributions to projects that have an impact on the results of organizations, she was appointed in 2017 as the “Chair of the Communication Committee” to promote corporate transformations. In 2018 she was appointed as a “Women’s Ambassador” by Zain Group to create a more diverse and inclusive environment. Hiba holds a certificate in “Product Marketing Management” and “Digital Brand Development and Management”. She graduated from the University of London with a MA and BA in Aerospace Engineering in 2002. She earned her A-levels at Cherwell School, Oxford in 1996. She spent all her academic years in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia).

Mr. Magdi Mohamed Elhassan Mahgoub Ali

Chief Customer Experience Officer– Sudani, (an STG Company).

He has extensive experience in customer relationship management and sales. He worked at MTN-Sudan Company, through his management career, he contributed to the development of customer services in the company, which prompted the Arab Administrative Development Organization to classify MTN’s experience in developing customer services as one of the successful management practices in the region. He joined Sudatel in 2013, holding several positions, including as Director of Customer Experience at the beginning of 2020 and as Acting Director of the Main Sector for Commercial Affairs. . He holds a BA from the University of Khartoum and an MBA from the Sudan Academy of Sciences. Member of a number of committees and associations specialized in customer services and experiences.

Eng. Homam Osman Al-Bashir

Chief Technology Officer– Sudani, (an STG Company).

He joined Sudatel in November 2020 as Chief Technology Officer of Sudani Network., responsible for planning, implementing and operating fixed and mobile networks. He has extensive experience in the telecommunications sector, as he worked and led various work teams in the fields of operation, planning and improvement – Zain Sudan and Mobily Saudi Arabia. He also held senior positions in improvement and development. Operating in fixed and mobile networks, the UAE company Du. He holds a BA with honors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering – University of Khartoum 2000, and a Masters of Science, Radio Systems Engineering 2002, Hull University, UK and MBA 2014, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.. He holds professional certificates in Project Management – Project Management Institute 2012 US, Six Sigma, ITIL and Certificate in Communication Policy and Regulation Management 2019 Wits University South Africa.