Board of Directors

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Sheikh Saif Bin Hashil Al Maskery
Chairman & Founder

Sheikh Saif Bin Hashil Al Maskery is a highly experienced diplomat and professional, well-versed with the political affairs and economics of the Gulf, thanks to experience gained over a rich and diverse career. He is currently the Chairman of the Oman-Switzerland Friendship Association, Chairman of Composite Pipes Industry; Chairman of Trifoil LLC; and Deputy Chairman of Oman & UAE Exchange Centre.

 

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Luca Decarli
Vice Chairman & Founder

Luca is managing partner and owner of Ecosave GmbH, Switzerland. He established this consultancy in January 2005, with the objective of providing strong project leadership, requirements evaluations, and implementations of fully integrated closed-loop data-warehouse (DWH) / business intelligence (BI) / Big data and campaign management systems, to: • Organise business with focus on customer centricity while leading digital disruption • Centralise data so it can serve as the foundation for insight and action • Emphasise agility and closed-loop analysis so companies fail – learn – and succeed fast

 

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Frederic Willy Hohl
Board Member & Founder

A well-known organizer of the Geneva Festivities, Frédéric Hohl is at the head of the most celebrated of Vaudoise celebrations: he has just been appointed Director of the organizing committee for the next Fête des Vignerons, which will be held in 2019 in Vevey. “Henceforth, it is my priority”, assures the newly appointed, otherwise Deputy PLR at the Grand Council of Geneva. The new Director will now devote himself half-time to the Veveysanne event, moving to 100% as of 2017.

The Genevan was unanimously chosen by the selection committee from among five finalists, says Francois Margot, Abbot-President of the Winemakers’ Brotherhood, producers of the four-times-a-century Fête. His organizational and operational skills impressed. “It was done from the bottom, not with academic degrees but with the eloquent conviction of the man of the field,” added François Margot.

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Sheikh Salem Said Al Wahaibi
Board Member & Founder

Sheikh Salem Said Al Wahaibi is the Vice Chairman of the Assarain Group of Companies LLC. After obtaining a degree in Business Administration from the United States, Al Wahaibi initially spent time learning the intricacies of business management in the Group, and was appointed as the Managing Director in 1990. He has since taken up various positions in the group before assuming the current position. A keen businessman and sports enthusiast, Al Wahaibi has served on the boards of many banking and non-banking institutions like Bank Muscat, Oman International Bank, Oman United Insurance Co., Oman Investment & Finance Co., National Life Insurance Co. Besides, he has held several positions in various sport bodies in the Sultanate of Oman.

 

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Hani Muhammad Al Zubair
Board Member, Founder & Treasurer

Al Zubair has extensive knowledge and experience in financial, investment and business management. He started his career working in investment banking in Geneva and then moved to Morgan Grenfell Bank in London before joining OMINVEST in Oman.  

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Youcef Fartas
Board Member & Founder

Youcef Fartas had completed academic training at the University of Sorbonne in Paris in Philology and in Law at the University of Lyon, France. Over his long spanning career, he has donned many hats and brings expertise from different Industries and countries. Between 1962 -1981 he engaged himself in family Textiles manufacturing, taking on administrative, finance, marketing and leadership roles in Algeria and France. For the next 10 years he moved on to independent consulting in petroleum industries for France, UK and Belgium companies and became Advisor of Bureau VERITAS in Abu Dhabi, Oman, and Qatar.