Khalid Balkheyour

Khalid Balkheyour

Vice Chairman of the Board

Khalid Balkheyour serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer of ARABSAT. Mr. Balkheyour has over 30 years of experience in the telecoms industry, Khalid Balkheyour has held the role of the President and CEO of the Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT) since 2003. He came to Arabsat from Lucent Technologies where he was the Executive Vice President for Marketing and Sales from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Balkheyour served as the Vice President of Operations and Maintenance in the Saudi Ministry of PTT, later known as Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC). He holds Master degree in Electrical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University Pomona in 1981. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Board at Thuraya Telecommunications Company. He was elected ESOA Vice Chairman in June 2015.

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