Abdullah Mohammed Al Mazrui

President of UAE Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Brief

    - Chairman of the UAE Federation of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

    - Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

    - Abdullah Al Mazrui was born in Abu Dhabi in 1952.

    - In 1972, Al Mazrui returned to Abu Dhabi after completing his secondary education at the International School of Choueifat in Lebanon, to leave on a study mission to the United States, where he obtained a university degree in Business Administration and Political Sciences from Chapman University.

    - In 1976, Al Mazrui began his work in the Department of Finance in Abu Dhabi.

    - In 1978, he was assigned to work at the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, where he continued to rise to the position of Managing Director of the Bank.

    - He chaired the board of directors of the Bank of Tunisia and the Emirates in Tunisia, and in the early nineties he worked as a managing director in the Investment Bank until 1995.

    - In 1984, Al Mazrui decided to end his journey with government work and devote himself to starting his own business. Today, Al Mazrui Group includes about 30 companies, including 100 percent owned companies, and others with varying ownership rates ranging from 10 percent to 90 percent.

    - The Al Mazrui International Group is the parent group, which includes all companies, and its business spreads in more than 20 countries, including Yemen, Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Egypt, as a direct activity, in addition to investing in many countries through "Al Mazrui Investment Company", through which the Group's incomes and revenues are invested in many regions, especially Europe, China, Japan, India, and the United States. Al Mazrui Investments also handles the group's investments in UAE public shareholding companies.

    - The business of Al Mazrui Group is spread in many sectors, including oil and gas, retail, education, health care, foodstuffs "Patchi Chocolate", and industry, and it also owns contributions in major companies in the retail sector, such as "Jashanmal" and "Chalhoub", and in the field of Healthcare owns the company "Metromed" for the distribution of medical equipment and medicines. In the field of education, the group is a major contributor to SABIS Schools, which includes about 5 branches in Abu Dhabi, as well as branches in all the emirates of the country, and includes about 27 to 30 thousand students. The group also owns an institute for the treatment of autism in Dubai, and it is one of the main shareholders in the "Taaleem" company in Dubai.

    - Abdullah Al Mazrui is the Chairman of the BOD of Emirates Insurance Company, which he established during the eighties of the last century, and today it is one of the largest insurance companies in the UAE and the region, he is also a BOD member of the global Bahrain-based Investcorp Group, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jashanmal National Company, Chairman of the International School of Choueifat in Abu Dhabi, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Depa Group Ltd.

    - Al-Mazrui held previously the position of Chairman of BOD of the National Investor, Aramex Company, Saudi Chemical Company for Formaldehyde Production, Al-Asriya United Company for Decoration and Wood Products Manufacturing, and Emirates Securities Company. He was also a member of Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development, Abu Dhabi Education Council, and a BOD member of the National Investment Corporation. He also served as the managing director and general manager of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, a member of the Monetary Council Committee (the Central Bank) of the UAE, and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Emirates Telecommunications Company “Etisalat” and a BOD member of the Arab Bankers Association in London.


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