Shahid N. Khan joined Al Islami Foods Group in March 2020. He is a UK qualified professional, with degrees in Economics & Management and with strong achievements in building power brands. He has vast leadership experience in Blue Chip FMCG companies, Retail (Electronics, Home Furnishings, Fashion and Sports Retail) and F&B (Gourmet Food Retail and Restaurants). He has worked with Unilever for 17 years in senior positions, across various businesses in South Asia and the United States. Since 2000, he has been working in senior leadership positions as Managing Director/ CEO in the GCC for regional conglomerates such as IFFCO Group, Al-Ghanim Industries, Al Homaizi Group and Al Yaqout Group.
Irfan Munawar Chief Financial Officer
Irfan Munawar is a Chartered Accountant by profession with over 25 years of professional experience in the field of accounting, corporate finance, business planning and auditing. Prior to his role in Al Islami Foods Group, he worked as a Chief Financial Officer in Al Rajhi Holding Group, Building Solutions Sector, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He also held key positions in Engro Corporation Limited, Pakistan, previously a subsidiary of Exxon USA.
Muna AlketbiDirector – HR
Muna Alketbi, Director of Human Resources Department at Al Islami Foods is at the forefront for employee-related affairs. Her diverse career experience within the government and private sectors has given her a multi-cultural experience which she uses to spearhead several employee-centric programs and benefits. As an Emirati, she wishes to bring Al Islami at par with multi-national company practices with focus on improved productivity through a motivated work force.
Felix BinderDirector - Technical & Manufacturing
Felix Binder, Technical & Manufacturing Director, heads the company’s manufacturing, QHSE and R&D departments. He is a specialist in the meat industry with more than 25 years of experience working for multinational companies like OSI Group in Germany and Ospelt Group in Switzerland. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Management from FOM in Essen, Germany, and is a Meat Technician, with a degree from LEMITEC in Kulmbach, Germany.
Nissar. TSales Director
Nissar T. is a veteran in integrated sales with a varied experienced in the FMCG industry for over 29 years in the region. He was responsible for sales of well-renowned brands within the Frozen Food sector as well as other FMCG sectors. He has worked with companies like Farm Fresh, BRF – Federal Foods, Transmed (Mars Group and P&G Group). He has completed his MBA and is keen on honing his skill sets through continued learning in his chosen field of Sales.
Ahmed El Prince Director – Logistics
Ahmed El Prince
Ahmed El Prince has a strong skill set in Accounting, Inventory, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. His current role empowers him to contribute in building a successful and sustainable partnership with the company’s valued customers. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Commerce – Accounting from Beirut Arab University, Alexandria, Egypt.
Zubair AhmadHead of Marketing
Zubair Ahmed is a FMCG management professional with 23+ years of work-ex and stands for delivery of sustainable growth via strategic marketing, brand management, digital marketing and business modelling with complete P&L responsibility. With base in South Asia, Middle East and East Africa, he has managed global power brands in organizations like Reckitt Benckiser, IFFCO, DAL Group, and The Coca-Cola Co. His marketing skills are further enhanced by directly managing S&D operations and managing large teams of up to 150+ people. He holds a master’s degree (distinction) in business management and values team work, commitment, decentralization and self-accountability.
Shareef Mohammed Manager – Global Procurement
Shareef Mohammed leads all global procurement efforts to efficiently and effectively enable company spend and supply. He previously held the position of Business Planning Manager for creating and implementing business planning process in the company. Before joining Al Islami he worked as an auditor for the Hyatt Group and had years of experience in finance and the banking sector with global Fortune 500 companies like Accenture. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce.
Ahmed GamalInternational Sales Manager
Ahmed Gamal joined the International Sales department of Al Islami foods group in August 2020. He is a sales professional with over 15 years’ of experience in the middle east and Africa within FMCG , previously worked for well recognized and conglomerate companies such as Al Ghurair foods, IFFCO and Gyma Foods Industries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and MBA from the university of Manchester.