Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Mohammed Ebrahim Juma Al Shroogi, Chairman, Bahraini

Mr. Mohammed Ebrahim Juma Al Shroogi

Chairman - Non-executive director

 

Mr. Mohammed Ebrahim Juma Al Shroogi is the chairman of L’azurde Company for Jewelry since 12 May 2011. He has been re-elected for three years by General Assembly convened on 22 April 2018, for the current term of the board that started on 26 April 2018 and is going to end on 25 April 2021

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Executive Program, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America; 1989
  • Bachelor in Commerce, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait; 1970

 

Current Positions:

  • Advisor at Investcorp Bank B.S.C., a Bahrain shareholding company specialized in the banking and financial services; since August, 2018
  • Chairman of the Board of Gulf Cooperation Council Board Directors Institute, non-profit organization; since 2015
  • Director at the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program; since 2000
  • A member at the board of trustees of Bahrain Center for studies and research, Bahraini Research Institute; since 1995
  • Director at the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce; since 1995

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Co-Chief Executive Officer at Investcorp Bank B. S. C., a Bahrain shareholding company specialized in banking and financial services
  • President of Gulf Business, Investcorp Bank B. S. C. a Bahrain specialized in investing in private equity transactions in the MENA region
  • Board member at Bahrain Maritime & Mercantile International, a Bahrain shareholding company specialized in retail and distribution
  • Founding Member of the Board of Injaz al Arab, a non-profit organization that promotes youth education and training in the Arab World
  • Chief Executive Officer, United Arab Emirates, Citigroup, Inc. banking and financial services
  • Division Executive for the Middle East and North Africa region, Citigroup, Inc.
  • Head of Treasury and Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain and the Gulf - Citigroup, Inc.
  • A member of the Bahraini Consultative Council

 

 

Abdullah Abdulaziz Saleh Al Othaim, Vice-chairman, Saudi

Mr. Abdullah Abdulaziz Saleh Al Othaim

Vice Chairman - Non-Executive Director

Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Member of Executive Committee

 

Mr. Abdullah Al Othaim joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 5 September, 2013. He has been re-elected for three years by General Assembly convened on 22 April 2018, for the current term of the board that started on 26 April 2018 and ends 25 April 2021.

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in Finance; Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, 2010

 

Current Positions:

  • CEO of Mad'a Investment Company, a Limited Liabilities Company specialized in construction and real estate investments; since 2017
  • Director at Abdulaziz Al Othaim & Sons Holding Company, a Limited Liabilities Company specialized in direct investments of various sectors; since 2010
  • Board member at SmartMed Medical Company, a Limited Liabilities Company specialized in private medical services; since 2017
  • Board member at Arkan Business Group (ABG), a Limited Liabilities Company specialized in services sector; since 2018
  • Board member at Family Souk Ventures Ltd, a Limited Liabilities Company specialized in managing and distributing parenting and children products in the Middle East and North Africa; since 2018
  • Board member at Thaat Education Company, a Limited Liabilities Company specialized in Early Learning and Childcare; since 2016

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Strategic Planning Director at Abdulaziz AI Othaim & Sons Holding Company, a limited liability company specialized in investments; from 2012 to 2017
  • Director at Aswar United Real Estate Development Company, a limited liability company specialized in real estate development; from 2012 to 2016
  • Restructuring Committee Member for the purposes of restructuring, designing bylaws and internal procedures at Manazel Construction Company, specialized in construction and real estate; from January 2012 to July 2013
  • Business Analyst at RBC (Direct Investing), a Joint Stock Company specialized in banking and financial services; from 2011 to 201 I
  • Financial Analyst at Al-Othaim Holding Company, a Limited Liabilities Company specialized in the investment sector; from 2010 to 2011
Brian Norman Dickie, Board Member, Irish

Mr. Brian Norman Dickie

Non-Executive Director

Chairman of Executive Committee

Member of Audit Committee

Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Brian Dickie joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 15 October 2015 as a board member. He has been re-elected for three years by General Assembly convened on 22 April 2018, for current term of the board that started on April 26th 2018 and will end on April 25th 2021.

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, Boston, United States of America,

1978

  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1976

 

Current Positions:

  • Board of Managers Chairman at Hydrasun, a Limited Liability Company that distributes and manufactures hydraulic machines, devices and related products for international oil industry, since 2013
  • Supervisory Board Chairman at X Bricks AG, a Real Estate Investment Company, Germany, since July 2018
  • Director (non-executive), Sistema Finance at Luxembourg, the European subsidiary of Sistema JSFC, a Joint Stock Company listed in Moscow and London, a top-ten investment company in the Russian Federation, since 2016
  • Director (non-executive) at NDT-CCS, an inspection company based in KSA, since April 2018
  • Senior Advisor at Redline Capital, Luxembourg, a venture capital fund specialized in investments in technology businesses, since 2012
  • Senior Advisor at Investcorp International Ltd., a limited company, specialized in European private equity investments, UK, since 2003

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Chairman at Icopal AS in Denmark, manufacturer of building products, 2007-2016
  • Director at Polyconcept Group in Holland, a global provider of promotional products, 2005 to 2016
  • Director at Sistema JSFC in Russia, a diversified company listed in Moscow and London, 2012 to 2016
  • Chairman at Moody International in United Kingdom, technical inspection services, 2007 to 2011
  • Director at Autodistribution Group in France, distributor of auto parts, 2008 to 2010
  • Managing Director at Investcorp International Limited, investment in European Private Equity, London, 2003 to 2010
  • President, North America, TXU Energy Corporation, electricity and gas, Dallas, USA, 1999 to 2003
  • Chief Operating Officer at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., consultancy services, New York, 1993 to 1998
Adel Abdullah Al-Maiman, Board Member

Mr. Adel Abdullah Al-Maiman

Non-Executive Director

Member of Audit Committee

Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Adel Al-Maiman joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry as a board member on 6 December, 2017. He has been re-elected for three years by General Assembly convened on 22 April 2018, for the current term of the board that started on 26 April 2018 and ends 25 April 2021

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Finance, King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals – KSA; 1995 to 2000
  • Advanced Management Program (AMP71), the Wharton School – Philadelphia; 2016
  • Executive Leadership Program - General Manager Leadership Program: The Cross-Functional Leader. Columbia Business School – New York; 2015
  • Executive Leadership Program, Aligning Sales & Strategy, Harvard, Boston; 2012

Executive Leadership Program designed specifically for a group of 30 senior managers of NCB, INSEAD, 2007

 

Current Positions:

  • EVP-Head of Treasury Sales, Treasury Group at the National Commercial Bank - KSA; since 2013
  • Heading the Sales of Treasury Group of the Private Banking, Retail, and Corporate segments at the National Commercial Bank - KSA

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Head of Treasury Sales, Central & Eastern Regions, Treasury Division, The National Commercial Bank, Saudi Arabia, 2010 to 2012
  • Co-Head of Wealth Management at Jadwa Investment - KSA; 2008 to 2010
  • Co-Heading a team of Wealth Managers at Jadwa Investment in KSA. Responsible of managing the wealth of HNW, UHNW and Institutional clients in the region
  • Head of HNW-Wealth Management, Investment Services, NCB Capital - KSA; 2006 to 2008
  • Strategic Business Unit Head, Investment & Derivatives Sales, Treasury at the National Commercial Bank - KSA; 2005 to 2006
  • Manager, Sales & Marketing, Treasury at the Saudi American Bank (SAMBA) – KSA; from 2000 to May 2003
Abdul Kareem Assad Abu Alnasr, Board Member, Saudi

Mr. Abdul Kareem Assad Abu Alnasr

Independent Director

Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

 

Abdul Kareem Abu Alnasr joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry as a member of the board on 1 March 2016. He has been re-elected for three years by the General Assembly convened on 22 April 2018, for the current term of the board that has started on 26 April 2018 and will end on 25 April 2021.

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Master of Business Administration -The American University of Cairo, Egypt (1989)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - California State University, Sacramento, USA (1985)

 

Current Positions:

  • Director of Yanbu National Petrochemical Company (Yansab), a Saudi Joint Stock Company; since March 2013
  • Director of Abdul Latif Jameel United Finance Company, a Closed Joint Stock Company; since April 2015
  • Director of Safanad Limited, a Limited Liability Company in Dubai, DIFC, UAE; since May 2015
  • Director of Hasana the Investment Arm Company of the General Organization for Social Insurance, a Closed Joint Stock Company; since 2017
  • Director of Kafalah, a Government and Banking Sector Loan Guarantee Program for the SMEs; since 2016
  • Director of Health Water Bottling Company, a Closed Joint Stock Company, since September 2018
  • Chairman of the board at Silah Development Company, a limited liability company; since December 2017

 

Past Professional  Experience:

  • Director of Savola Group, a Saudi Joint Stock Company; from 2013 until 2016
  • Director of Kinan Real Estate Development Company, a Limited Liability Company; from 2015 until 2016
  • Director of Mohammed Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi & Sons Holding Company (MARS), a Closed Joint Stock Company from 2013 until 2015
  • Director of Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI), a Closed Joint Stock Company; from March 2014 until September 2018
  • Director of Ahmed Mohammed Saleh Baeshen & Co., a Closed Joint Stock Company; from 2017 until July 2018
  • CEO and Director of NCB, a Saudi Joint Stock Company; from 2007 until 2013
  • Chairman of the Regional Advisory Council, MasterCard Company in the MENA region; from 2007 until 2013
  • Director of Union of Arab Banks - Lebanon; from 2006 until 2013
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences - Jordan; from 2006 until 2013
Amin Mohamed Akef Al-Maghrabi, Board Member, Saudi

Mr. Amin Mohamed Akef Al-Maghrabi

Independent Director

Amin Al-Maghrabi joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry as a board member since 1 March 2016. He has been re-elected for three years by General Assembly convened on 22 April 2018, for current term of the board that started on 26 April 2018 and ends 25 April 2021

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • B.A. in Economics and Political Science, University of Richmond, London, UK, 1996

 

Current Positions:

  • President and CEO of Magrabi Retail, a Limited Liability Company operating in eyewear retail categories; position held since 2008
  • Director of Magrabi Hospitals and Centers, a Limited Liability Company operating in medical care; position held since January 2008
  • Director of Al Amin Medical Instruments Co. (AMICO Group), a Limited Liability Company operating in medical equipment and healthcare products distribution; position held since January 2010
  • Director for IKEA, Saudi and Bahrain since November 2016
  • Director of Magrabi Foundation since January 2013
  • Director of Africa Eye Foundation

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Chief Finance Officer for Magrabi Retail; from 2004 until 2008
  • Regional General Manager for Magrabi Retail; from 2002 until 2004
  • Marketing Manager for Magrabi Retail, Cairo - Egypt; from 1999 until 2002
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Associate Programme, JP Morgan, New York, USA; operating in financial services; from 1998 until 1999
  • Senior Retail Broker at Flemings Investment Bank specialized in Investments. Cairo, Egypt; from 1995 until 1998
Mrs. Sabah Khalil Almouyyed – Board Member

Mrs. Sabah Khalil Almuayyed

Independent Director

Chairwomen of Audit Committee

 

Mrs. Sabah Almuayyed joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 22 November 2016. She has been re-elected for three years by General Assembly convened on 22 April 2018, for the current term of the board that started on 26 April 2018 and ends 25 April 2021

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • MBA, Kelastat Business School, Finance and Management University of DePaul, Chicago, USA; 2005
  • Bachelors in Economics and Business Administration, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Executive Leadership Program, Darden College, University of Virginia; 2001
  • Advanced Management Program (AMP), Wharton Business School; 1999

 

Current Positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors at Bahrain Development Bank specialized in the development of financial institutions, financial and banking services, since March 2016 and Chair of the Investment and Credit Committee since 2016
  • Member of the Audit Committee at the National Bank of Bahrain B.S.C. Since 2018
  • Board Member of the Higher Education Council, Bahrain, Governmental organization since 2012; Chair of the Finance & Administration Committee
  • Managing Partner at Intellect Resources Management Company - W.L.L., Consultancy Management and Training; since 2014
  • Chairman of Flat6Labs Bahrain W.L.L., a Start-up Accelerator; Since 2016

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • General Manager and Executive Board Member at Eskan Bank Bahrain, largest public sector mortgage and property development bank; from 2004 to 2013
  • Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Ahli United Bank Bahrain, financial and banking services; from 1996 to 2014
  • Assistant General Manager, Corporate Banking/Financial Institution and Trade Finance of Bahrain National Bank, financial and banking services; from 1988 to 1996
  • Vice President of United Gulf Bank in Bahrain, Investment Division, financial and banking services; from 1982 to 1987
  • Manager at Citibank Bahrain, the retail division, financial and banking services; 1981
Sunil Bhilotra, Board Member, British

Mr. Sunil Bhilotra

Non-Executive Director

Member of Audit Committee

Member of Executive Committee

 

Mr. Sunil Bhilotra has been assigned by the Board of Directors temporally as a non-executive director on December 11, 2018 based on the recommendation of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. This decision is effective from December 11, 2018 and up to end of the current Board term, at 25 April 2021. This positon will be put into action final upon the approval at the first Ordinary General Assembly meeting

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, London Business School, UK; 2002G
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; 1996G
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Finance, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; 1994G

 

Current Position:

  • Non-Executive Director, L’azurde Company for Jewelry, Joint Stock Company; since December 2018G
  • Principal in PE-MENA team at Investcorp Bank BSC in Bahrain, specialized in investing in private equity transactions in the MENA region; since December 2009G
  • Non-Executive Director at Reem Integrated Healthcare Holdings Ltd, specialized in Health Care. Dubai, United Arab Emirates; since May 2018G
  • Non-Executive Director at Automak Automotive Company Ltd specialized in transport solutions. Shuwaikh, Kuwait; since October 2013
  • Non-Executive Director at Al Yusr Industrial Contracting Co. Ltd specialized in Construction. Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; since September 2018
  • Non-Executive Director, NDT Corrosion Control Services Co. Ltd, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, specialized in testing and thermal processing services for the industrial sector, since October 2015
  • Non-Executive Director at Hydrasun Company Ltd., specialized in integrated fluid transfer, power, and control solutions to energy, petrochemical, marine, and utilities industries worldwide. Aberdeen, United Kingdom; since May 2018

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Director – Sponsor Leveraged Finance, Barclays Capital, specialized in financial services. London, UK; September 2005G until July 2009G
  • Associate – Financial Sponsors Group, Credit Suisse First Boston, specialized in investment banking, capital markets and financial services. London, UK; 2002G–2005G
  • Associate - Investment Banking Division, Credit Suisse First Boston specialized in capital markets and financial services. London, UK; 2001 until 2002G
  • Associate – Mergers & Acquisitions, Ernst & Young, Corporate Finance Division, specialized in financial consulting firm. Montreal, Canada; 1998 until 2000G
  • Audit Manager, Ernst & Young, Audit Division, specialized in public accounting and consulting services. Perth, Australia; 2004G until 2005G
Selim Chidiac, Board Member, Swiss

Mr. Selim Chidiac

Chief Executive Officer, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 8 February 2010

 

Mr. Selim Chidiac is the Chief Executive Officer of L’azurde Company for Jewelry since 12 February 2010. He has been elected by the Board of Directors temporally as an executive director on December 11, 2018 based on the recommendations of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee. This election is effective from December 11, 2018 till the end of current Board term at 25 April 2021. This nomination will be final upon the approval at the first Ordinary General Assembly meeting.

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree of Electronic Physics Chemistry in Lyon, France, 1995G
  • Executive Education at INSEAD in Harvard Business School, IMD Lausanne in London Business School, IMD Lausanne

 

Current Positions:

  • Chief Executive Officer at L’azurde Company for Jewelry, Joint Stock Company, since 2010G
  • Executive Board Member at L’azurde Company for Jewelry, Joint Stock Company, since December 2018G

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Chief Executive Officer at Red Bull North America, Inc., fast moving consumer goods, 2007G–2010G
  • Chief Executive Officer and Regional President Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Africa at Red Bull Japan, fast moving consumer goods, 2006G to 2007G
  • Regional President Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa at Red Bull FZE, fast moving consumer goods, 2004G
  • Regional Manager Middle East, North Africa and Greece at Red Bull GmbH, fast moving consumer goods, 1999G to 2003G
  • Marketing Manager, Switzerland Austria at Procter & Gamble AG, fast moving consumer goods, 1997G to 1999G
  • Brand Manager, Switzerland at Procter & Gamble AG, General Partnership, fast moving consumer goods, 1995G to 1997G

 


Senior Management

Our highly experienced senior management team has the necessary knowledge and expertise to lead L’azurde to future success

Selim Chidiac, Chief Executive Officer, Swiss

Mr. Selim Chidiac

Chief Executive Officer, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 8 February 2010

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree, Chimie Physique Electronique, Lyon, France, 1995G
  • Executive Education at INSEAD in Harvard Business School, IMD Lausanne in London Business School, IMD Lausanne

 

Current Position:

  • Chief Executive Officer, L’azurde Company for Jewelry since 2010G
  • Executive Board Member at L’azurde Company for Jewelry, Joint Stock Company, since December 2018G

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Chief Executive Officer, Red Bull North America, Inc., fast moving consumer goods, 2007G–2010G
  • Chief Executive Officer and Regional President Asia, Pacific, Middle East and Africa at Red Bull Japan, fast moving consumer goods, 2006G to 2007G
  • Regional President Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa at Red Bull FZE, fast moving consumer goods, 2004G to 2005G
  • Regional Manager Middle East, North Africa and Greece at Red Bull GmbH, fast moving consumer goods, 1999G to 2003G
  • Marketing Manager, Switzerland Austria at Procter & Gamble AG, fast moving consumer goods, 1997G to 1999G
  • Brand Manager, Switzerland at Procter & Gamble AG, General Partnership, fast moving consumer goods, 1995G to 1997G
Ayman Gamil, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Board of Directors, Egyptian

Mr. Ayman Gamil

Chief Financial Officer, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 22 September 2014

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Chartered Certified Accountant, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom; 1998
  • Certified Treasury Professional, the Association for Financial Professionals, United States of America; 2002
  • Certified Internal Auditor, the Institute of Internal Auditors, United States of America; 2001
  • Bachelor in Commerce, Cairo University, Egypt; 1991

 

Current Position:

  • Chief Financial Officer, L’azurde Company for Jewelry since 2014

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Group Chief Financial Officer, National Printing Company, a Joint Stock Company, packaging and printing; 2012 to 2014
  • International Markets Controller (for Africa, Middle & Near East, CIS, Turkey & Pakistan), SC Johnson Company, fast moving consumer goods; 2010 to 2012
  • Regional Financial Manager (the Middle East and North Africa) SC Johnson, operating in retail industry, specialized in consumer goods; since 2006 and 2010
  • Financial Manager (Egypt) SC Johnson, operating in retail industry, specialised in consumer goods; since 2004 and 2006
  • Finance Director, Fromageries Bel Egypt, a joint stock company, fast moving consumer goods, 2001G–2004G;
  • Financial Controller, GlaxoSmithKline, a joint stock company, pharmaceutical, 1997G–2001G;
  • Finance Director, Fromageries Bel Egypt, a Joint Stock Company, fast moving consumer goods; 2001 to 2004
  • Financial Controller, GlaxoSmithKline, a Joint Stock Company, pharmaceutical; 1997 to 2001
  • Senior Accountant, Ernst & Young, a partnership, audit; 1994 to 1997
  • Accounting Manager, CR&S Company, a partnership, information technology; 1992 to 1994
Mohammed Ayman Haffar, Executive General Manager – Kingdom and International

Mr. Mohammed Ayman Haffar

Executive General Manager – KSA and International, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 22 February 1994

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Executive Program at Harvard University in Massachusetts, United States of America; 2007
  • Driving Strategic Innovation Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Massachusetts, United States of America; 2006
  • Strategic Marketing diploma at Toledo University, Ohio, United States of America; 1998
  • Bachelor in Business Administration; 1991

 

Current Position:

  • Executive General Manager at L’azurde Company for Jewelry since January 2006

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Vice President - Marketing & Sales at L’azurde Company for Jewelry; 2005
  • Marketing and Sales Director at L’azurde Company for Jewelry; 2002 to 2004
  • Senior Marketing Manager at L’azurde Company for Jewelry; 1995 to 2002
  • Senior Marketing Manager at L’azurde Company for Jewelry; 1995 to 2002
  • Sales Manager at Matajer Al Arabia, individual institution, fashion industry; since 1990 to 1993

 

Ihab Ibrahim, Executive General Manager

Mr. Ihab Ibrahim

Executive General Manager – Egypt, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 1 May 2005

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in Commerce – Business Administration at Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, 1990
  • Computer Science Diploma at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, 1990
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma in Marketing at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2007

 

  • Current Position:
  • Executive General Manager – Egypt, L’azurde Company for Jewelry, since 2011.

 

  • Past Professional Experience:
  • Commercial Manager at Oro Egypt Company for Manufacturing Precious Metals, a Joint Stock Company, working in the business of manufacturing, forging and selling of jewelries, 2009 to 2011
  • Marketingand Sales Manager at Oro Egypt Company for Manufacturing Precious Metals, a Joint Stock Company, working in the business of manufacturing, forging and selling of jewelries, 2003 to 2009
  • Deputy General Manager, Senior Sales Manager and Regional Manager at Arab Trade & Distribution Co., Joint Stock Company, 1992 to 2003
Georges Sofia, Retail General Manager

Mr. Georges Sofia

General Manager – Retail, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 1 May 2018

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Executive Master of Business Administration at ESCP Europe, Paris, France, 2016
  • Bachelor of Business Administration at Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland, 2004

 

Current Position:

  • General Manager – Retail, L’azurde Company for Jewelry since May 2018

 

Past Professional Experience:

  •  Regional General Manager at Chalhoub Group Retail part of Chalhoub Group, UAE & KSA; 2016 to 2018
  •  General Manager at Arabian Luxury Gift Co. part of Chalhoub & Jamjoom Group – KSA; 2013 to 2016
  •  Operations Manager at Arabian Luxury Gift Co. part of Chalhoub & Jamjoom Group – KSA; 2010 to 2013
  •  Regional Sales Manager at Chalhoub Inc, part of Chalhoub Group – Dubai, UAE; 2007 to 2010
  • Brand Manager at Chalhoub INC, part of Chalhoub Group – Dubai, UAE; 2005 to 2007
May Kanounji, Chief Marketing Officer

Mrs. May Kanounji

Chief Marking Officer, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 1 October 2018

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Master of Arts and Financial Economics at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon; 2003 to 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts and Economics (Distinction, Minor: Business Finance) at the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon; 2000 to 2003

 

Current Position:

  • Chief Marketing Officer at L’azurde Company for Jewelry, Joint Stock Company, since 2018

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Marketing Director at Zohoor Alreef Group, Fragrance manufacturing and retailing, 2013 to 2018
  • Head of Marketing at Al Hokair Group, Fashion Retail, 2010 to 2013
  • Marketing Research project manager at Ipsos, global market research company, 2008 to 2010
  • Marketing Research manager at Integration, global market research company, 2005 to 2007
Abdullah Obeid, Administration and Legal Director

Mr. Abdullah Obeid

Administration and Legal Director, joined L’azurde Company for Jewelry on 1 September 1995

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Business Administration Diploma at Al Khaleej Institute, KSA; 1995

 

Current Position:

  • Administration and Legal Director at L’azurde Company for Jewelry; since 2006

 

Past Professional Experience:

  • Public Relations Manager at L’azurde Company for Jewelry; 1995 to 2000
  • Government Relations Manager at Saudi Telecom Company, a Joint Stock Company, telecommunications; 1990 to 1994