The group

A global leader in TV production, distribution and media rights acquisition

Timeline

Key milestones in our history, through the dissociation from Al Jazeera Media Network, to our current position as a leading global and independent media group

  • Aug 2016

    beIN MEDIA GROUP acquires largest Turkish Pay-TV platform Digiturk.


  • Mar 2016

    beIN MEDIA GROUP completes the acquisition of film and television studio MIRAMAX.

  • Nov 2015

    beIN MENA expand its portfolio to include movies, general entertainment, factual and kids content.

  • Aug 2015

    Launch of beIN SPORTS Spain.

  • Jan 2015

    beIN MEDIA GROUP is host broadcaster, producer and distributor of the 2015 handball World Championship.

  • Dec 2014

    Opening of 2 beIN shops in Doha.

  • Oct 2014

    Launch of beIN SPORTS Australia.

  • Sept 2014

    beIN IP office, the media rights management company, is inaugurated in London.

  • Jan 2014

    beIN MEDIA GROUP is incorporated and becomes the new independent holding company of beIN SPORTS.
    Al Jazeera Sport Channels rebrand to beIN SPORTS.

  • Dec 2013

    Al Jazeera Media Network disassociates itself from all its sports activities.

  • July 2013

    Launch of beIN SPORTS Asia.

  • Aug 2012

    Launch of beIN SPORTS Americas.

  • June 2012

    Launch of beIN SPORTS France.

  • Nov 2003

    Inception of Al Jazeera Sport.

Governance

A strategic vision driven by global leaders

  • Nasser Al-Khelaifi

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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  • Yousef Al-Obaidly

    Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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  • Tareq Zainal

    Executive Director of Human Resources and Financial Affairs

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  • Sophie Jordan

    General Counsel

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  • Ziad Hammoud

    Executive Director of Strategy and Investments

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  • Mohammad Al Subaie

    Executive Director of Commercial Affairs

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  • Mohammed Al Bader

    Executive Director of Brand and Creative

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  • Abdulla Al Bader

    Executive Director of Corporate Services

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  • Israel Esteban

    Executive Director of Technology

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  • Daniel Markham

    Senior Vice President of Content Strategy

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FACTS & FIGURES

3 years old

beIN MEDIA GROUP was incorporated January 1st 2014

2,500+

employees

34 countries

across 5 continents

7 companies

part of beIN MEDIA GROUP holding

60

channels

7,500 hours

of live broadcasting monthly

Our locations

A dynamic development across all continents