Omar Al Futtaim has been steering the business towards corporate success and global recognition since 1991 when he was appointed Vice Chairman – following 12 years working at his family’s business in different roles and for various brands. The diverse experience he amassed during this period, coupled with an innate passion he instinctively developed for Al-Futtaim, has guided him since.
Omar Al Futtaim, Vice Chairman and CEO
Paul Delaoutre joined Al-Futtaim in 2013 as President – Retail. He leads a portfolio of 65 brands and a network of 900 stores in 19 countries in the Middle East, South East Asia and Australia.
Omer Elamin joined Al-Futtaim in 1982. Today he leads Orient Insurance Group in seven countries, The company has the highest credit rating in the region of ‘A Stable’ (S&P) and ‘A Excellent’ (AM Best).
Fadi Hammadeh joined Al-Futtaim in 2009 as Group General Counsel and provides legal support, risk management and strategic advice to group companies, management and shareholders.
John Harker joined Al-Futtaim in 2012 as Group Director - Human Resources and drives an agenda aimed at upgrading human capital and talent practices to deliver the growth strategy.
Charles (Len) Hunt joined Al-Futtaim in 2009 as Group Director – Automotive. He leads a portfolio of automotive businesses operating in 14 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Naveed Riaz joined Al-Futtaim in 2014 as Group Director - Finance and Financial Services. He is in charge of financial affairs for the group’s operations in the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, Europe and Australia.
Marwan Shehadeh joined Al-Futtaim in 2003 as CFO, Dubai Festival City. Today, he is responsible for mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and development for the group.