Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani

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This is an Arabic name; the family name is Al Thani.
Hamad bin Thamer bin Thani Al Thani
Born Doha, Qatar
Education Qatar University
Alma mater Qatar University
Occupation CEO of Al-Gharafa Sports Club, Chairman of Al Jazeera Media Network

Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer bin Mohammed Al Thani (Arabic: حمد بن ثامر بن محمد آل ثاني) is the chairman of the board of the Al Jazeera Media Network, which is based in Qatar. He also served briefly as director general until the appointment of Dr. Mostefa Souag and has served as president of the board of administration.[1]

He is also the president of the Al-Gharafa Sports Club.

Before starting Al Jazeera, he joined the ministry of information in 1987 and then served as undersecretary to the minister of information until 1994.[2]

He is a member of the ruling family of Qatar, the House of Thani.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert F. Worth (4 January 2008). "Al Jazeera No Longer Nips at Saudis". New York Times. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "TBS Focus: Al-Jazeera: Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani". Transnational Broadcasting Studies. 2001. Archived from the original on 11 September 2015.