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Top etisalat official elected IPRA-GC VP.

Summary: DUBAI - Ali Al Ahmed, the chief corporate communications officer of etisalat, has been elected as the vice-president for UAE of the International Public Relations Association -- Gulf Chapter, or IPRA-GC.

DUBAI - Ali Al Ahmed, the chief corporate communications officer of etisalat, has been elected as the vice-president for UAE of the International Public Relations Association -- Gulf Chapter, or IPRA-GC.

He has been mandated with driving the organisation's growth in the UAE, with a focus on strengthening industry partnerships and further enhancing the IPRA-GC's profile in the country.

"We are pleased to have on board Ali Al Ahmed, a veteran communications professional who brings strong insights of the industry across the board. IPRA-GC will benefit greatly from his experience of shaping and leading Etisalat's communications strategy," IPRA-GC president Faisal Al Zahrani said.

"IPRA-GC has played a key role in promoting dialogue and industry partnerships. The organisation's focus on promoting the standards of the industry and bringing in global best practices will help in further driving the growth of the communications industry in the region, which has strong potential for further development. I am honoured to serve on the board of IPRA-GC as vice-president of UAE," Al Ahmed said.

As etisalat UAE's chief corporate communications officer, Al Ahmed is responsible for ensuring an effective integration of the corporation's business units with its communications campaigns. Prior to this role, he was etisalat group chief strategy officer.

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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Date:Jan 30, 2012
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