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Executive Team

Outlining our vision

Samir Kasem


Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining Alghanim Industries, Samir was with General Motors of Canada Limited, where he served in several management and technical positions related to design engineering, sales engineering, manufacturing and quality control. Samir’s career with Alghanim spans over 28 years, during which time he has managed multiple and diverse businesses within the organization including Automotive, Engineering, Manufacturing, Retail and FMCG.

Samir has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University, Ontario, Canada and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University, Michigan, USA. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program (AMP), Harvard Business School.


Our Executive Team

Kutayba Y. Alghanim

Executive Chairman

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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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Abdullah Al Afasi

Chief Institutional Affairs 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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