William Saad

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder

William is responsible for shaping IHS Towers’ long-term technology vision and driving innovation across the company.

He is one of one of our co-founders and has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of IHS Towers since July 2012 and has 27 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry.

Before co-founding IHS Towers, he was the Operations Director at CELIA Motophone, a Nigerian GSM operator, from 1998 to 2001. Before joining CELIA, William served as project manager at Lintel SAL, an international GSM operator, from 1998 to 1999 and prior to that as OMC Network Administrator with Libancell SAL, the first Lebanese GSM operator, from 1995 to 1998. William also serves on the board of several private companies as well as the Lebanese-Nigerian Initiative, a non-profit organization.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Communication Engineering from the American University of Beirut.

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