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.
Kenta WakazonoChief Commercial Officer
Kenta Wakazono oversees significant functions of the company: Sales, Product Development and Marketing. He joined Mitsubishi Corporation in 2010. He has extensive experience in Animal Protein Trading, Livestock Production, and Processing Food business in a regional and international setting. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Masters in Biotechnology from Osaka University.
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.
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.
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.