AL-FUTTAIM - Key Persons

Abdallah Hageali

Job Titles:
  • Al - Futtaim in 2016 As Group Director
  • Group Director - Mixed - Use Real Estate & Hospitality
Abdallah Hageali joined Al-Futtaim in 2016 as Group Director - Mixed-Use Real Estate to lead the real estate development and regional expansion of the group's real estate interests across the GCC and North Africa while overseeing strategic management, planning and operations.

Fadi Hammadeh - Chief Legal Officer

Job Titles:
  • Group General Counsel
  • General Counsel of Al - Futtaim Group
Fadi Hammadeh has been the General Counsel of Al-Futtaim Group since 2009 where he oversees legal, corporate governance, risk management, education, CSR and corporate communications functions. He has been practicing law in the UAE for more than two decades and before that worked in Damascus, Paris and London. Fadi has authored a book in 2018 titled ‘Family Business Continuity in the Middle East & Muslim World: Betting against the Odds'. He teaches law at the Sorbonne University in Dubai and holds a LLB in law from Damascus University, three LLMs from Paris II-Assas, Paris I- Sorbonne, LLM and London University and most recently completed a MSc in Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health at King's College in London.

Marwan Shehadeh

Job Titles:
  • Al - Futtaim in 2003 As CFO
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.

Omar Al

Job Titles:
  • Vice Chairman
Omar Al Futtaim has been steering the business towards corporate success and global recognition since 2001 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.

Omer Elamin

Job Titles:
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).

Paul Willis

Job Titles:
Joined Al-Futtaim in 2019. As President - Automotive, he leads a portfolio of automotive businesses operating throughout the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Pär Ostberg

Job Titles:
  • Al - Futtaim in 2019 As Group Director Finance
Pär Ostberg joined Al-Futtaim in 2019 as Group Director Finance. He is in charge of financial affairs for the Group's operations globally.