Yalla President named 2022 most inspiring Business Leader


Yalla Group Limited, the leading voice-centric social networking and entertainment platform in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), today announced that Mr. Saifi Ismail, Yalla Group's President, has been named one of the region's most inspiring business leaders of 2022 by the prestigious magazine Arabian Business. This accolade acknowledges Mr. Ismail's achievements as a visionary leader who has leveraged his influence, experience and expertise to drive digital transformation in the MENA region.

"It is an immense honor to be recognized by this esteemed publication alongside such outstanding leaders," said Mr. Ismail. "I would like to sincerely thank Arabian Business for their commendation on behalf of the entire Yalla team. As the leading voice-centric social networking and entertainment platform in the MENA region, we are proud of our commitment to launching products tailored to local user preferences, expanding partnerships with local channels, and working with local communities to help grow the digital economy and the Internet industry over the past six years. With our group's vision in mind, we will remain dedicated to serving MENA users' increasing online demands and assisting our stakeholders as they steer the region toward a brighter future."

Arabian Business is the Middle East region's premier resource for informed news, features, and commentary. Its extensive output includes interviews with some of the world's leading business people, long-form features from around the Middle East and respected commentary on the issues of the day. Annual awards ceremonies and its high-profile Power Lists add to the brand's prestige, forward-thinking approach and reputation for integrity, helping Arabian Business sustain a loyal following across all its platforms.