Syed Basar, Managing Director

Basar has taken the Managing Director role of IHC as of July 2019 prior to that he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Abu Dhabi Land General Contracting in 2009 Leads of the overall business strategy of ADL to build a string competitive product offering in the construction and other allied businesses ADL under his guidance continues to explore open new business opportunities in the construction and real estate development space Prior to ADL, he started as Network Administrator at Private Department of HH the President in 1998, and was the General Manager of PAL Technology in 2002 He holds a degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Near East University, Nicosia Cyprus

Mamoon Othman, Chief Executive Officer

Joined ASMAK in 2011 as its Chief Executive Officer and has nearly 20 years of experience in operations and management roles Prior to joining ASMAK, he served in demanding executive roles at leading regional and global companies, such as Al Dahra Agriculture Group, Frito-Lay (a subsidiary of PepsiCo. International), Al Islami Foods, and Carpet Mills of America Obtained an MBA from the American University of Dubai. He is also a Certified Public Accountant from the Washington State Board of Accounting in the United States.

Alwyn Crasta, Chief Financial Officer

Joined IHC in a crucial role in supporting the company’s growth whilst continuously advocating sound investment strategy. He is also actively involved in managing new investments of the group and leading mergers and acquisitions projects and initiatives Alwyn Crasta has more than 20 years experience working for multinational organizations in financial management Holds a Master Degree in Finance from Mumbai University and MBA from Hult International Business School in Dubai. He has also acquired the CMA certification in Australia and Master degree in Finance from Mumbai University India.

Fadi Hammad

Joined ASMAK in 2017 as its Chief Commercial Officer. Known for his ambitious approach to sales and marketing, Fadi is focused on driving the pace and reach of ASMAK’s operations in the region and beyond. With 17 years of experience in FMCG sales and marketing, Fadi brings to ASMAK passion for leadership and operations that will facilitate its continued emergence as an industry powerhouse.   Before joining ASMAK, Fadi worked in diverse roles relating to sales-based commercial activities from customer management, through sales support and strategy, to franchise and general management. His past employers have included leading global and regional companies such as PepsiCo, Nestle, BRF (Sadia) and Transmed (a P&G regional distributor). In his last assignment prior to ASMAK, Fadi managed a topline of 1 billion Dirhams leading a team of more than 300 employees and a trade coverage of 7,500 points-of-sale. Fadi’s academic background is at the Lebanese American University, where he earned both a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and a Master of Business Administration.

Kayed A. Khorma, COO, ADL

Joined Abu Dhabi Land General Contracting Company as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the time of its inception in 2006. He is a Key Senior Management Member in-charge, oversees the overall Operation, a Key Decision Maker and contributes to set Business Strategies that are designed to achieve the Group Vision & Mission in both Construction & Real Estate Industries. Prior to ADL, he started his career as a Civil Engineer in 1984 across Jordan and UAE. He is a Graduate of University of Colorado – USA, with a Bachelor Degree of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering in 1983.

Muhammad Zafar

Joined PAL in 2010, heading district cooling business since 2014 and was appointed as General Manager of PAL Cooling Holding in 2017. Zafar has 25 years of multidiscipline experience in UAE in the field of MEP Contracting, Project Management, Facilities Management, Hospitality Industry, Infrastructure Projects and District Cooling Projects. He is a delivery oriented professional, played a key role in district cooling business growth, setting up new district cooling infrastructure and long term concession contracts negotiations and execution. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, graduated from University of Engineering & Technology Lahore.  

Nick Gombos, CEO, AFSH

More than 12 + years’ experience in Feed Business Has extensive experience in supply chain sector, working for multinational organizations Prior to his role with AFSH, Nick built an extensive global network with relationships particularly in agribusiness, animal feed security and global logistics from farm to destination port. Nick got a passion for Feed Business and carry the vision to create Global brand in this commodity. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Citadel Military Academy and an MBA Degree from Washington State.