Ahmad Hanandeh

Ahmad Hanandeh

Minister of digital economy and entrepreneurship for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Short Biography

Ahmad Hanandeh has been the Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship in Jordan, since October 2020, where he overseas the development of Jordan's ICT and digital infrastructure and the state's mandate to grow the digital economy.    

His most recent role has been the Chief Executive Officer of Zain Jordan, a leading Telecommunications company with more than 1300 employees and over 469 million US Dollars in revenues. In 2011, He Joined Zain Group as Zain Sudan Chief Financial Officer and after less than three months and demonstrating leadership and business acumen, has been appointed the CEO of Zain Jordan in June 2011.    

During his tenure at Zain Jordan, the company launched new technologies and expanded its revenue streams. Also, Its Customer Experience and Satisfaction Index and its Employee Engagement scores were enhanced. It launched the first of its kind Corporate Entrepreneurship entity within the Middle East region placing Zain Jordan as the leader in the Telecom sector within Jordan.

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