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 has over 20 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry. William has played a key part in the development and roll-out of Nigeria’s telecommunications sector, including building the first turnkey sites that marked the beginning of the country’s Global System for Mobiles (GSM) revolution.

Before co-founding IHS Towers, William was the Operations Director at CELIA Motophone Nigeria Limited. His responsibilities included designing, implementing and operating Motophone GSM, PNL and V-SAT networks in Nigeria. His achievements at CELIA include successfully implementing, in 24 months, the planned network expansion for one million subscribers.

Before joining CELIA, William served as project manager at Lintel SAL, where he designed and implemented GSM projects, and was a Site Survey and Implementation Engineer at Libancell.

William has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Communication Engineering from the American University of Beirut.

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