Ahmad Bin Hassan Al Shaikh

Ahmad Bin Hassan Al Shaikh

Managing Director, Hassan Bin Al Shaikh Industries

H. E. Dr. Ahmad Bin Al Shaikh, Managing Director of the Hassan Bin Al Shaikh Industries, joined the family printing business at the ground-level in 1984, and through excellence, leadership and demonstrated successes he quickly rose to lead the entire business group, which operates in printing, manufacturing, and real estate sectors: • Modern Printing Press • Hassan Bin Al Shaikh Food Industries • Hassan Bin Al Shaikh Paper Converting Industries • Real Estate Groups: Souq Al Wasl, Dubai Shopping Center, and others An avid reader and academic, Dr. Ahmad holds a PhD in Economy from Coventry University (UK), MSc in Economics from Dundee University (UK), and a BSc in Political Science from the UAE University, and as a natural leader has become a sought-after speaker and thought leader on social and business issues in local newspapers and social media. Dr. Ahmad has taken a leadership role in many business and industry associations in the fields of academia, finance, printing, food processing, and others. His hard work, determination, and commitment to excel in all his endeavors brought with it increased responsibilities in governmental and corporate sectors. He is actively involved in many governmental and private entities: • Chairman, Dubai International Arbitration Centre • Chairman, Dubai Cable Company (DUCAB) • Board Member, Dubai International Financial Center Authority • Chairman, Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkama), at the Dubai International Financial Centre • Board Member, Mawarid Finance He is an emeritus (former) member in other Public and Private bodies: • Board Member, General Pension & Social Security Authority • Chairman, Advisory Committee, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre • Vice Chairman, Emirates Islamic Bank • Member, Dubai Export Development Corporation • Hearing Session Chairman, Rental Dispute Settlement Committee, Dubai Municipal Council • Board Member, Dubai Economic Council • Chairman, Printing & Publishing Group, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry • Chairman, Food and Beverages Manufacturing Group, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry • Chair, Advisory Council, College of Business Administration, University of Dubai • Member, Advisory Board, School of Business, American University of Dubai Dr. Ahmad lives in Dubai with his family.

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