Ehab Al Shihabi

Interim CEO, Al Jazeera America; Executive Director for International Operations, Al Jazeera

Ehab Al Shihabi is interim CEO of Al Jazeera America and the executive director for international operations for Al Jazeera. In his five years at Al Jazeera, Al Shihabi has overseen Al Jazeera’s more than 70 bureaus around the world, the largest footprint of any news gathering organization. In addition to leading the launch of Al Jazeera America, Al Shihabi has been leading the company’s recent expansion of Al Jazeera Balkans and Al Jazeera Turk. Prior to joining Al Jazeera, Al Shihabi spent 12 years as a senior management consultant at Arthur Andersen, Andersen Consulting, and Deloitte.

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