Dubai: Dubai Holding, a global investment holding company, on Saturday announced board changes and leadership appointments in Tecom Group (“Tecom”). These include promoting Dr Amina Al Rustamani to Chairperson of Tecom to strategically lead a new phase of development in ten business communities dedicated for information technology, design, media, education, industrial sector, transport and logistics, trade, and life sciences within Dubai Holding. The leadership changes include the appointment of Ayesha Sultan as Group Chief Executive Officer of Tecom to lead the implementation of the Group’s new strategy.

Dubai Holding also announced today the addition of a new business vertical under the name ‘Family Entertainment and New Media’, which will manage projects worth Dh10 billion during the next five years under the leadership of Mohammad Al Mulla. The new vertical will oversee projects that include Global Village, Arab Media Group (AMG) as well implement a strategic plan to develop new family destinations in the coming period and build new international production business communities specialised in new media, which will position Dubai as an international hub for digital production in all languages to all cultures.

Mohammad Abdulla Al Gergawi, Chairman of Dubai Holding, said the “new changes come in preparation for a new phase of development across the Group’s businesses. This will see Dubai Holding further its growth in existing sectors, add new sectors, and strengthen investments in a diversified range of knowledge-based sectors that will contribute to strengthening national economy and maintain strong income sources in the coming years.