Ihab Hinnawi


Ihab Hinnawi joined Umniah as the Chief Executive Officer in 2009, drawing upon over 20 years of extensive managerial experience to lead the company’s industry-pioneering operations.

Prior to assuming his new position at Umniah, Hinnawi joined Batelco Bahrain in 2009 as General Manager of the Enterprise Division, directing the sales, service and marketing operations of Batelco’s solutions portfolio. In 2007, Hinnawi held the position of Chief Executive Officerat Batelco Jordan, where he successfully set the strategic direction of the company, achieving considerable transformational turnarounds and augmenting Batelco’s commercial success by garnering greater gross profits and customer satisfaction. Before joining Batelco, Hinnawi helped establish Umniah in 2004 within his capacity as a key member of its initial management team, and continued to work at Umniah until 2007 as its Operations Director.

Hinnawi held several senior positions over the years, the most notable was his role as General Manager at Nuqul Group. His repertoire of key expertise includes growing revenue, leading change management, developing new businesses, managing high stake negotiations, strategic planning, key partnership development, corporate and marketing strategy development, risk management, and organizational restructuring.

Ihab Hinnawi who holds a BA in Business Administration, is a member of the Young Arab Leaders (YAL) association, a member of INJAZ Board of Trustees.