About Qnective Middle East

Qnective Middle East is a company specializing in network communication projects. We design, build and operate terrestrial and maritime communication networks in the Middle East and worldwide. As a subsidiary of Qnective AG in Switzerland, we also have extensive knowledge in secure communication platforms and sophisticated encryption technologies. Qnective Middle East was founded in 2012. Our headquarters are located in Muscat, Oman.

As subcontractor for Al-Madakhel, Qnective Middle East is designing and building an extensive maritime radiocommunications network along the coastline of Oman. The establishment of this network will offer Omani authorities an effective tool to track and monitor all shipping within its own territorial waters therefore enhancing overall safety and security at sea, vessel owner communication and general crew welfare.

Management

Mubarak Al-Hadadi General Manager
Wei Li "Saeed" Head of Business Development
John Wynn Project Manager & Head of Operations Maritime Radiocommunications
Moaaz Juned Head of Finance

Moaaz Juned has vast experience of Financial consultancy and assurance in the GCC region.

Moaaz holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University (UK). He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from UK and a Certified Information System Auditor.

Moaaz has over 10 years of extensive experience spread out in audit, internal audit, accounts and finance. He has worked with big four in Oman. He has handled portfolio of clients under various industries.

He has specialised in business risk services and internal audit assignments. Moaaz has been involved in conducting risk assessments for Companies and adopting the risk based internal audit methodology. His strong technical background allows him to get involved in various assignments.

He has previously worked with Grant Thornton Oman and Ernst and Young in the capacity of Head of Assurance.

Board of directors

Oswald Ortiz Chairman of the Board

Mr. Oswald Ortiz brings more than 15 years of telecommunications experience to Qnective. In November 2007, he accepted the position of President and CEO. Since then, he has assembled the team who has developed Qnective's innovative product and service offering and prepared the company to be a leader in the marketplace.
Prior to Qnective, Mr. Ortiz provided telecommunications expertise to other companies as an independent consultant. His deep industry knowledge was developed during his years as the CEO of the Swiss presence of Tiscali AG, an international Internet Service Provider.
Additionally, he headed up sales and marketing operations at the wholesale unit from Switzerland's leading telecommunications company Swisscom AG. Both tenures were results driven for Mr. Ortiz. His efforts with Tiscali resulted in a corporate turn around which increased market share by 38% in one year. He continued achieving the company's aggressive growth targets by deploying innovative programs and new technologies like VoIP.
At Swisscom AG, Mr. Ortiz had direct management of more than 130 employees and was responsible for annual revenues of 2.3 billion CHF.