Rashid Baba

A/ Chief Commercial Officer

Rashid Baba is the Acting Chief Commercial Officer at Thuraya, responsible for leading the commercial activities including sales, product management, marketing and communications. He is responsible for ensuring that Thuraya stays at the forefront of product innovation in the mobile satellite services industry and continues its momentum of growth across the products, services and key focus regions. With focus on innovation, Rashid played a key role in enriching the products and service portfolio at Thuraya and has been instrumental in making Thuraya the most innovative company in the MSS industry.

A seasoned telecommunications executive, Rashid is backed by over 20 years’ experience with leading telecommunications organizations. His experience lies in developing and executing the commercial strategy, introducing innovative products & services and establishing strategic commercial partnerships. Prior to Thuraya, he worked with Tata Communications where he was leading their mobile satellite services portfolio.

Rashid holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Kashmir.