Abdulrahman Al-Rashed appointed board member at MBC Group

Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Rashed will be resigning from his post as the general manager of Al Arabiya News Channel

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Following a successful decade as the General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel, it was announced today that General Manager Abdulrahman Al-Rashed will be resigning for personal reasons and moving on to become a board member at the MBC Group.

Sheikh Waleed al-Ibrahim , Chairman of the MBC Group, thanked Mr. Al-Rashed for his dedication and successful leadership of Al Arabiya throughout a decade which witnessed many political challenges in the region.

Prior to joining Al Arabiya, al-Rashed was the Editor-in-Chief of the leading London-based pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat.‎ He also served as the Editor-in-Chief of sister publication, Al Majalla.

Throughout his career, Mr. Al-Rashed interviewed several prominent world leaders, and his articles garner worldwide recognition.

Recently, he oversaw the launch of Al Arabiya News Channel’ sister channel, Al Hadath. During his tenure he also supervised the expansion of Al Arabiya digitally across multiple platforms including this website which serves as the English language portal of Al Arabiya.

Mr Al-Rashed will be succeeded by Dr Adel al-Toraifi, who has until recently served as Deputy General Manager of Al Arabiya.

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