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Executive Team

Outlining our vision

Abdullah Al Afasi


Chief Institutional Affairs Officer

Prior to joining Alghanim Industries, Abdullah served as the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry for the State of Kuwait. As a civil servant, Abdullah was one of the most highly praised and celebrated deputies in the ministry’s history. He was entrusted with various positions on the boards of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Public Authority for Industry, Environment Public Authority, Public Authority of Agriculture and Fish Resources, Public Authority of Manpower, Youth Public Authority, Kuwait Center for Scientific Research, and the Competition Protection Authority, where he was Vice President of the Board of Directors. Abdullah holds a Master of Sharia and Law degree from Egypt, and Sharia from Kuwait University, as well as a Bachelor of Law from Delmon University for Science & Technology, Bahrain.


Our Executive Team

Kutayba Y. Alghanim

Executive Chairman

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Samir Kasem

Chief Executive Officer

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Robert Etman

Advisor to the Chairman

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George Lambros

Chief Financial Officer

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Dr. Fawaz Alawadhi

Chief Legal Officer

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Anas Al Ateeqi

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Samer Sayegh

President – Retail, Distribution, and Food and Beverage Group

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Hashim Gillani

President – Industrial Group and Corporate Business Development

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Yousef Behbehani

Senior Vice President – Automotive Group

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