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Rashid Al-Snan Chief Executive Officer
 Rashid Al Snan

Mr. Rashid Abdulla Al-Snan is the Managing Director of the firm. He joined Etisalcom in August 2005 having worked in Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) for over 32 years. This experience in the telecom industry started as a technician trainee in July 1973 with Batelco and worked as a Telecommunications Engineer in 1980 and an Executive Director in 1999 establishing an ISP in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has held following positions in his long career:

  • 2000-2005: Senior Manager New Business Development, Batelco.

  • 2003-2004: Senior Manager Regional Operations, Batelco, Bahrain

  • 1999-2003: Executive Director, Batelco Jeraisy Limited, Saudi Arabia

  • 1997-1999: Senior Manager New Business Development, Batelco, Bahrain

  • 1996-1997: Senior Manager Network Design & Development, Batelco

  • 1992-1996: Telephone Switching Development Engineer, Batelco, Bahrain.

Mr. Al-Snan has a Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from Bahrain University and a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from Plymouth University, UK. Mr. Al-Snan was awarded the 2001 e-Achiever of the year award from Arabian Business.com for his work in the joint venture between Batelco (Bahrain) and Jeraisy Computers (Saudi Arabia) by HE Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister.

Saeed Khalid Head - Technical & Network Services

Mr. Saeed Khalid has been recently appointed as the Technical Manager having over 15 years experience in the IT industry. In his last job prior joining Etisalcom in 2007, Mr. Khalid was holding the post of a General Manager in Gerrys Information Technology, Pakistan offering ISP services, DSL broadband, e-Commerce solutions, Internet via satellite, and Fax over IP solutions. Mr. Khalid was gradguated in Commerce from Karachi University, Pakistan and obtained a CCNA certificate in 2003.

He was hired by Etisalcom to establish ETS ISP network. After establishment of ISP network ETS introduced Data, Internet and VPN services for Bahrain Market. He also took major role in the establishment of SIP services in ETS. His brief achievements in Etisalcom are as follows:

  • Took a leading design role in deployment of a Class 4/Class 5 carrier grade NGN for wholesale traffic exchange and SIP based fixed line services. Multi vendor components included Xener soft switch, Nuera Media GW, XIP (IP Centrex) PSTN trunks, POI

  • Designed Core Network Architecture for Etisalcom.

  • Designed and implemented of ISP services.

  • Launched SIP Services on NGN.

  • Implementation of ICT services in Bahrain World Trade Centre

Koshy Varughese Finance Manager

Mr. Koshy Varughese is the Finance Manager of Etisalcom since November 2011, having an experience of 17 years as Financial Controller in Bahrain, and 8 year as Chief Accountant in India. He has held following position in his career prior to joining Etisalcom:

  • 2007-2011: Financial Controller, Universal Rolling, Manufacturers of reinforcement steel bars, an ISO certified Company, Bahrain.

  • 1994-2007: Financial Controller, ‘Crown Industries’, Recyclers and manufacturers of Metals and Plastics, an ISO certified Company, Bahrain.

  • 1986-1994: Chief Accountant, ‘The Travancore Sugars & Chemicals Ltd’, a State Government Company in the State of Kerala, India.

He has graduated from ‘The Kerala University’ in Mathematics and has done the Articled Service of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a member of ‘The Institute of Management Accountants’, USA.