Farhad Khan is the Chief Commercial Officer of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company P. J. S. C. In this role, he is responsible for Yahsat’s overall Business, Customer and Administrative Operations as well as Marketing and Sales Management activities.
Farhad is also the Chief Executive Officer of YahClick, Yahsat’s joint venture with Hughes. He heads the charge for the satellite broadband service’s distribution network across Yahsat’s footprint in Africa, Middle East, Central and South West Asia. With an impressive track record of optimizing customer service operations, implementing competitive positioning strategies and leading emerging-markets entry strategies, Farhad has multi-functional experience across Go-to-Market strategies, business development and turnaround, new market entries and launches.
Farhad has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry in Africa and Asia, having successfully led various commercial functions in several countries. His leadership expertise spans all aspects of the industry from Greenfields launches through to company turnaround. Through continued efforts towards creating global and regional partnerships, developing in-house talent and achieving the UAE’s Economic Vision, Farhad’s leadership has impacted the way Yahsat’s services enable economies through pioneering satellite services.
Farhad is a Chartered Marketer (CMSA), holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town and a diploma in Electrical Engineering from M.L. Sultan Technical College.