Qatar Sports Investments

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Oryx Qatar Sports Investments (QSi) is a closed shareholding organization founded in 2005 domiciled in Doha, Qatar. Revenues generated from these ventures are reinvested into Qatar’s sport, leisure and entertainment sectors.[1] QSi is led by Chairman Nasser Ghanim Al-Khelaifi and Vice Chairman Adel Mohammed Tayyeb Mustafawi, and its board of directors has three additional members.[2]

QSi is subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).[3]

Board of directors[edit]

Nasser Ghanim Al-Khelaifi has served as chairman of QSi since 2011, and is well known for his business ventures and various leadership roles in Qatar. He is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of beIN Media Group in Qatar and President of Paris Saint-Germain Football Club in France. As a former professional tennis player, he serves as President of the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) and Vice President of the Asian Tennis Federation for West Asia (ATF).[4]

Adel Mohammed Tayyeb Mustafawi serves as vice chairman of QSi and holds various other leadership positions within the Qatari banking industry.[5]

The additional three other board members include Yousif Mohammed Al-Obaidli, Mohammad Abdulaziz Al-Subaie and Sophie Jordan who are also member of beIN Media Group's board of directors.[6]

Portfolio[edit]

QSi has become increasingly involved in international sports and entertainment sector especially as a key player in the French sports market with the completed acquisition of Paris Saint-Germain F.C. (PSG) and its affiliates in 2012.[7]

QSI’s portfolio also includes Burrda a Qatari Sports Brand and sports and leisure apparel supplier specialized in development and customization of technical designs and collections established in 2007 and NextStep Marketing specialized in client representations, direct merchandising, event management and Intellectual Property rights related activities among other sports and leisure investments.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What we believe | Qatar Sports Investments". www.qsi.com.qa. Retrieved 2017-08-04.
  2. ^ "Qatar Sports Investments | QSI". www.qsi.com.qa. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  3. ^ PSG’s Qatari owners tap Neymar to promote QNB
  4. ^ "Qatar Tennis Federation | QTF | Qatar Tennis Tournaments and Championships". Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  5. ^ "Adel Mohammed Tayyeb Mustafawi: Executive Profile & Biography - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  6. ^ "Qatar Sports Investments | QSI". www.qsi.com.qa. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  7. ^ Sayare, Scott (2012-10-26). "With Paris Saint-Germain, Qatar Is a Player in French Sports". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  8. ^ "Qatar Sports Investments | QSI". www.qsi.com.qa. Retrieved 2017-08-02.

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