Hussein Rifai

Hussein Rifai is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Management and Development International Company (MDIC), a company that provides operational management and consultancy expertise for mobile, fixed and data communication service providers (CSP).

MDIC is currently active in Central Asia, the Caucasus, Africa, and the Middle East. The company is recognized amongst its peers and customers as a leading, innovative service company in the telecommunications industry.

A former Chairman and General Manager of LibanCell in Lebanon, Mr. Rifai has more than 30 years of proven ICT/ telecommunications experience that includes the launch of several successful mobile operators. Mr. Rifai has extensive experience in strategy, financial planning, consortium setup and contractual negotiations. He is as well an investor in several companies involved in the telecommunications sector.