Yousef Al-Obaidly


BeIN Media names new head of sports content

Qatar-based pay TV operator BeIN Media has appointed Martin Aurenche as vice-president of sports content, responsible for media rights acquisitions and distribution globally. Aurenche has played a key role in BeIN Media Grou’s expansion over the last six years, having been with the company since the launch of its service in France in 2012, and […]

BeIN Media ups Yousef Al-Obaidly to CEO

BeIN Media Group chairman Nasser al Khelaïfi has appointed Yousef Al-Obaidly as CEO of the sports and entertainment broadcaster, a role previously held by al Khelaïfi himself. Al-Obaidly was previously deputy CEO of the group, where played a role in establishing it as the leading pay TV sports provider in the MENA region and led […]

BeIN Media snatches Indian Premier League cricket in MENA

Middle East pay TV broadcaster BeIN Media Group has further expanded its grip on premium cricket by acquiring the rights to broadcast the Vivo Indian Premier League across the MENA region. The deal means that BeIN Media will have the rights to air what it describes as the most popular Twenty20 cricket league in the […]

New Digitürk CEO named

Yousef Al-Obaidly has been named as the new CEO of Digitürk following the Turkish pay TV operator’s acquisition by BeIN Media Group. Al-Obaidly, who played a key role in the launch of BeIN Media and spearheaded the group’s entry into the French market, has been named to head up the Turkish outfit by BeIN Media […]