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2007

MAHMOUD BOUNEB
Executive General Manager, Al Jazeera Children’s Channel

Mahmoud BounebMahmoud Bouneb, is a veteran broadcaster with more than 25 years experience of international journalism and media.

Mahmoud came to prominence in 1979 when he began a series of high profile roles that soon established him as an international media expert. The positions varied from Press Advisor in Iraq to Head of Communication and Press at the League of Arab States’ office in Ottawa, Canada.

He then, moved to Switzerland where he took on the role of Chief Editor of Arab Programmes for Dutch International Radio and Television NOS. Mahmoud was later appointed head of the Arab Service at the Swiss Radio International.

In the late nineties, he became the Advisor to the Chairman of Board of Al Jazeera Channel and President of Qatar Radio and TV Corporation. In 2003, he was appointed Executive General Manager for Al Jazeera Children’s Channel.

Mahmoud Bouneb holds a Masters degree in Literature and Civilization from The Sorbonne University Paris, France.