Zain Kuwait appoints Eaman Al Roudhan as CEO

02 November 2015 |


Zain has appointed Eaman Al Roudhan as CEO of Zain Kuwait effective December 2015.

Previously chief regulatory officer at Zain Group, Al Roudhan will succeed Omar Al Omar who will return to Zain Group in a senior advisory role supporting the Zain Group CEO.

“With Mrs Al Roudhan’s distinguished record and strong background in regulatory affairs, mobile technology, strategy and management, I have every confidence she is the right person to take Zain Kuwait to the next level in solidifying its market leadership. It is also a significant development in Zain’s evolution, with Mrs Al Roudhan being the first woman appointed to a CEO role within Zain Group operations,” said Scott Gegenheimer, CEO of Zain Group.

Al Roudhan joined Zain in 1998 and went on to launch . With over 20 years of experience, Al Roudhan has spent 18 years in various executive management and leadership roles within Zain Kuwait as well as several Zain Group affiliates. 

“As the flagship operation of the group, Zain Kuwait is deeply entrenched in the telecoms, economic and social landscape in the country,” said Al Roudhan. “I feel a strong sense of responsibility to continue working closely with the Zain group board and executive management as well as the highly talented Zain Kuwait team to maintain the mobile operation’s high standards and take it to new heights of innovation and service.”