Over the years, we have been fortunate to attract some of the most talented professionals in our industry. Our people are our most valuable asset – they are skilled problem solvers that believe challenges can be opportunities. The extensive experience, talent and accomplishments of the Ittihad team give us a base of intellectual capital that is second to none.

H.E. Jawaan Awaidha Suhail Al Khaili




The Leadership team is responsible for overseeing Ittihad’s operational and business development activities.

Amer Fayez Kakish

Chief Executive Officer

Abdullah Al Khateeb

Group Director of Industry

Omar Hourani

Chief Investment Officer

Zahi Abu Hamze

Chief Financial Officer

Ayman Makarem

General Counsel

Zeina Kanaan

Head of Human Resources



Our management teams bring decades of experience across a variety of industries to the Group. Combining business acumen with strategic leadership in their respective fields of expertise, they are passionate, talented individuals who continue to drive success by exemplifying the vision and values of the business.


Abdullah Al Khateeb

General Manager

Ittihad Paper Mill & Crown Paper Mill

Ahmad Abu Baker

General Manager

Union Rebar Factory

Nidal Al Khateeb

General Manager

Union Chemicals Factory

Mohammad Salman

General Manager

Union Copper Rod

Mohamad Yassin

General Manager

National Cement Factory


Mohamad Sleiman

General Manager

Emirates Link Maltauro

Nidal Al Asad

General Manager

Ishtar Décor

Bilal Hamed

General Manager

Al Ain Precast Technology

Sinan Hanash

General Manager

Office Inspirations

Energy & Utilities

Haysam Alken

General Manager

Emirates Link Group

Mohammed Qleibo

General Manager

Emirates Link Technology


Tamer Akl

General Manager

Abu Dhabi International Medical Services

Samer Masri

General Manager

FourMed Medical Solutions

Waste Management

Dany Rmeily

General Manager

West Coast Group