Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the leading developer of shopping malls together with hotels and communities in the MENA region, has recently announced a number of strategic senior management appointments across its shopping malls portfolio.
“At Majid Al Futtaim Properties, we realise the importance of attracting, retaining and developing local talent. Each of the six individuals has played an instrumental role in the strong performance of our shopping malls so far. We are very pleased to be able to capitalise on their skillset by expanding it to cover other properties within our portfolio,” said Dimitri Vazelakis, Executive Managing Director, Shopping Malls for Majid Al Futtaim Properties.
Majid Al Futtaim Properties has promoted both Mr. Fuad Al Najjar and Mr. Fuad Mansoor Sharaf to Senior Directors, expanding their management scope across the portfolio of nine shopping malls in the GCC region, covering the UAE, Oman and Bahrain. Mr. Fuad Al Najjar will now oversee Deira City Centre, Ajman City Centre and Fujairah City Centre in the UAE, in addition to Bahrain City Centre. Mr. Fuad Mansoor Sharaf now oversees Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre and Sharjah City Centre in the UAE, and Muscat City Centre and Qurum City Centre in Oman. .
Fuad Al Najjar, Senior Director – Asset Management, Shopping Malls, said: “The opportunity for professional growth is well-supported within Majid Al Futtaim Properties, and I look forward to working with the respective malls to further elevate their status as best-in-class shopping destinations.”
Under the leadership of the newly appointed Senior Directors, Majid Al Futtaim Properties has further diversified the management of its shopping malls in the UAE, leveraging industry knowledge and best practices of its existing talent across the portfolio. Mr. Hussain Moosa, Mr. Hamid Abdulla Noor, Mr. Abdulhamid Bukhashem and Ms. Anna Mansour, all UAE Nationals, will continue to share their industry expertise in their newly appointed posts.
“I congratulate my fellow colleagues in their newly appointed roles,” said Fuad Mansoor Sharaf, Senior Director – Asset Management, Shopping Malls. “Majid Al Futtaim Properties invests heavily in its resources; today we are able to put forward qualified leaders to drive the continued success of our shopping malls.”
Mr. Hussain Moosa, previously with Mall of the Emirates as Senior Manager has been promoted to Associate Director for Mirdif City Centre. He has been with Majid Al Futtaim Properties since 2005.
Ms. Anna Mansour has built her experience across customer service, operations and retail management career throughout a career of nearly 10 years at Majid Al Futtaim Properties. She has been appointed as Senior Manager, Mall of the Emirates, following her outstanding work at Sharjah City Centre.
Mr. Hamid Abdulla Noor, who has been with Majid Al Futtaim Properties for two years, joins Deira City Centre as Senior Manager, bringing key industry insights gained from his previous role in Mirdif City Centre.
Having joined Majid Al Futtaim Properties in early 2011, Mr. Adbulhamid Bukhashem has now taken new responsibilities as Senior Manager, Sharjah City Centre, to build on his previous asset management experience gained at Deira City Centre.