Katara, the Cultural Village today announced the appointment of Dr. Khalid Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti as the General Manager of Katara. Al-Sulaiti’s extensive
experience across several sectors in leading institutions will play a major role in achieving
Katara’s vision to educate and entertain whilst building cultural bridges.
The new General Manager, Dr. Khalid Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, brings with him a wealth of
knowledge and experience from the banking, business and communications industries.
Before joining Katara, Al-Sulaiti served as General Manager of First Finance Company for
President of Katara, Abdulrahman Al-Khulaifi commented on the appointment, “Dr. Khalid
Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti’s appointment comes in line with our efforts to attract high calibre of
individuals to lead Katara into the international sphere which will add value to our work at
Katara as we continue to grow and diversify. His in-depth knowledge of business and his
profound experience makes him a suitable member of the team, key to Katara’s efforts in
achieving its objectives through endorsing and promoting cultural, artistic and intellectual
Over the course of his career, Al-Sulaiti has been actively engaged in research as the
Member of the Council of Trustees of the Centre for economic research, the Executive
Editor of the Scientific Administrative Development Qatari Journal and the Chairman of the
Permanent Scientific Committee of the Institute of Administrative Development. He was also
named one of 500 strongest personalities in the Middle East by Arabian Business in 2011.
Expressing his commitment to Katara, Al-Sulaiti said, “I am proud to be part of Katara, the
Cultural Village. Katara has become a fine example working towards Qatar’s 2030 National
Vision and I am keen to further build upon the creativity and excellence which Katara has
He holds a PhD in Marketing from the University of Strathclyde University, Scotland and
a BA in International Business and MBA Concentrating in Finance from the University of
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