Dr Suleiman Al-Hedaithy - FTTH Council MENA

Dr. Suleiman Al Hedaithy is the Treasurer and board member of the FTTH Council, Middle East & North Africa. 2014 to 2015 he was the Chairman. He is also the president of Middle East Fiber Cable Manufacturing Co. (MEFC) located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since 2006.

During the past five years, MEFC expanded its operations to be the largest producer of optical fiber cables and related products in Middle East. Prior to joining MEFC, Dr. Al Hedaithy worked for Ministry of Defense and Aviation for more than twenty years during which he held several positions in fields on planning, budgeting, and research. He actively participated in the development of the National Science & Technology Plan and the National Information Technology Plan representing the Ministry at the national level.  He took early retirement from government while he held the position of Director of Research & Statistics department. Dr. Al Hedaithy was also involved in consultancy projects in industrial business development, information technology, and private equity.

Dr. Al Hedaithy holds a Doctor of Science degree and a master’s degree in management information systems from George Washington University, USA. He holds a B.S. degree in business statistics from the University of Tennessee, USA. Dr. Al Hedaithy also serves as a board member in several industrial organizations.