Mr. Mohammed A Al-Assaf has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Kuwait Telecommunications Company – VIVA, starting July 2017. Al-Assaf brings with him an extensive experience in finance from many prestigious companies including Saudi Telecom Company (STC) which is the parent company of Kuwait Telecommunications Company (VIVA). He joined STC in July 2004, and occupied many positions in various departments until he was appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Kuwait Telecommunications Company – VIVA.
Before joining VIVA Kuwait, Al-Assaf was working as GM Business Finance at Saudi Telecom Company (STC) from January 2014 until July 2017. He started his journey with Saudi Telecom Company (STC) as Director of Finance Department under Enterprise Business from July 2004 to Feb 2008. Then, he was appointed as Director of Finance Planning in STC from Feb 2008 to Feb 2009. After that, he was named Chief Financial Ofﬁcer at VIVA Bahrain from Feb 2009 to July 2010.
Al-Assaf has worked as Chief Executive Officer at JAWA Information & Communication Technology (JAWA ICT) from July 2010 to Dec 2013.
Furthermore, he joined Deloitte - KSA office to hold the position of Supervisor Auditor from September 1996 to July 2004. During his tenure at Deloitte, Al-Assaf was dispatched to the USA office to hold the position of Senior Auditor from September 2000 to March 2002. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from King Saud University, Riyadh KSA, 1996. He has a certification from Saudi Organization Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA). Also, he is a member of Financial Executive International (FEI), Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business (IMA) and American Management Association (AMA).