Masood Mohamed Mohamed Sharif Mahmood is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Etisalat UAE. Masood was also the Director General at the Department of Finance of the Government of Abu Dhabi, and prior to that, Masood served as the Chief Executive Officer of Yahsat for nearly nine years. He has well over 20 years of experience in investment management, telecommunications and the space sector.
Prior to joining Yahsat, Masood was Vice President at Mubadala’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Unit. In this position, he was responsible for corporate strategy, as well as the asset management of ICT’s strategic portfolio. Prior to that he worked at Dubai Investment Group and the Executive Office of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Masood serves on the boards of Etihad Aviation Group, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and the UAE Space Agency. He holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from McGill University in Canada and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Boston University in the United States.