Mohamed El Moctar is the Chief Commercial Officer at Es’hailSat in charge of all Sales and Marketing activities. Prior to this assignment, he held the Business Development Director position at Es’hailSat and, prior to joining Es’hailSat in January 2012, he was the Director of Corporate Strategy at Arabsat in Riyadh. Previously, he was in charge of policy development and oversaw the legacy Telecommunication and Post sectors in his home country Mauritania where he was the ICT Director at the Ministère de l’Hydraulique, Energie et TIC. He also represented Mauritania in numerous international forums including board membership at Rascom as well as Arabsat. Prior to that, he held several technical and commercial positions spanning over a decade with Intelsat in Washington DC where he last held the Regional Marketing Manager for Africa and Middle East.
Mohamed El Moctar holds a Telecommunications Engineering degree from the École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (Télécom-Paris) in Paris, France (1992) and a MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in North Carolina, USA (2001).