Committed to connecting the world

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Universidad de las Américas (Ecuador)
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Russian Federation)
University of Nigeria (Nigeria)
SUNY Korea (Korea (Rep. of))
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University (Russian Federation)
Faculty of Applied Science of Post and Telecommunication (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
Consortium of Cloud Computing Research (Korea (Rep. of))
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Guilab (Guinea)
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VimpelCom Group (Netherlands)
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Integrated Telecom Company

Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) is a leading Riyadh-based telecom provider established in 2005. Since then, we have grown into one of today's fastest-growing telecom companies offering next-generation solutions for broadband, interconnection and satellite services for businesses, consumers and wholesale segments of the Saudi market.
Committed to play a major role in helping the Kingdom meet its future data communications needs, Our independent infrastructure includes two international landing stations in Al Khobar and Jeddah connecting the Kingdom to the rest of the world through submarine cables. These gateways are in turn connected to all cities in the Kingdom through our 16,000-kilometer Saudi National Fiber Network (SNFN).
ITC maintains strategic partnerships with market-leading technology partners including such trusted names as Cisco, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, HP, NEC, PCCW, Reliance, Red Line Communications, Etisalat, OSN, Level 3 Communications and others.

CategoriesOperators ; Service Providers
Based inSaudi Arabia (Kingdom of)
DomainsSatellite ; Broadband ; Internet
ITU Global DirectoryIntegrated Telecom Company
Ing. Ghassan Abdulwahab Itani
Ghassan Abdulwahab Itani
Chief Executive Officer  
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC)

Date of Birth:  November 1954
Nationality: Lebanese
Marital Status: Married + 3 dependents

January 2010 – Present
Chief  Executive Officer
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC)
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Integrated Telecom Company is a Data Service Provider company, established in 2005 through a consortium of local investors headed by Al-Mawarid Investment Group, and awarded a license by the Communication & Information Technology Commission (CITC) to provide local, national, and international data communications services.
Reporting directly to the Chairman and Board committee.
Responsible for the whole executive management and operations of ITC including Executive contracting, Mega Projects preparedness, Marketing, Sales & Distribution, Customer Service and Technology.
Led major initiatives in the company to increase its revenue and comply to the ITC license commitments and requirements. He also played a major role in the successful effort that led to finalizing all related issues belong to national fiber network in the kingdom with the other FBP partners in such national network.
2002 – Dec 2009
Chief Operating Officer
Orbit Communications Co., Manama, Bahrain                                

Orbit is the leading digital satellite Pay TV platform in the Middle East and North Africa.

Reporting directly to the Chairman and Board committee.

Responsible for the whole operations of Orbit which includes Marketing, Sales & Distribution, Customer Service and Technology.
1999 – 2002
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Orbit Communications Co.
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Responsible for the Marketing and Sales & Distribution of Orbit within the Middle East and North Africa with offices/ retails outlets in countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, Cyprus, etc.

The Vice Presidents of both Marketing and Sales & Distribution reported to me.

1997 – 1999
Managing Director
International Productions & Distribution Services Est.,(IPDS) Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
A local Saudi establishment acting as a Dealer for all Orbit activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

1994 – 1997
Deputy Managing Director
Mawarid Services Ltd., (A Mawarid Group Co.)
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
A Company dealing with Airport maintenance and city cleaning projects garbage/waste disposal/removal (Jeddah KAIA Airport, Jeddah city cleaning, Riyadh City Cleaning, Makkah City Cleaning, Medina City Cleaning where some of the projects) and employing over 15,000 employees.

Reported to the Managing Director

Was overall responsible for the operation at the projects in direct contact with the Ministry and the respective project managers.

Was also given special assignments from time to time to take part in the tenders with the Ministry.

1989 – 1994
Managing Director
Eastern Catering & Operations Company (A Mawarid Group Co.)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

A company dealing with Catering & Operations (Institutional catering included large TCN Camps, hospitals, hotels, garbage/waste/sewage disposal/removal and electro mechanical services  from factories, constructions sites, compounds, etc) employing over 1,000 employees.

Reported directly to the Group Deputy Chairman

1987 – 1989
Project Manager
Riyadh City Cleaning Project (Under Mawarid Services Ltd., )
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

A project for running the whole operation for the City Cleaning of Riyadh employing over 4,500 employees.

Reported directly to the Deputy Managing Director.

Responsible for all the day to day functions of the project by implementing strict control on the scope of work set forth by the Ministry.

1984 – 1986
Project Manager
Fagaco Trading & Contracting Ltd.,
Limassol, Cyprus

An establishment dealing with exporting all kinds of Building materials

1982 – 1984
Project Manager
HENCO, Beirut Lebanon

A large construction company executing several civil engineering projects in Beirut.

1979 – 1982
Site Engineer
Sogex International, Jeddah Saudi Arabia

A Turnkey company handling the maintenance of the Jeddah IV Desalination plant and power plant projects.

Education: University of California at Berkeley      
Master of Science in Civil Engineering                       June 1978

University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with Highest Honors    August 1977

American University of Beirut
Civil Engineering December 1975

Awards: Honor Engineering Society CHI Epsilon
Dean's Honor List in December 1975 & August 1977


French Excellent
English Excellent
Arabic Excellent

Computer Skills
Microsoft Office

Hobbies: Hunting