Leadership

Board of Directors

  • Eng. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Issa
    Eng. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Issa

    Chairman of the Board

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    Eng. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Issa

    Chairman of Dur Hospitality Company.

    Eng. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Issa holds a Master's Degree in Engineering Management and a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from Southern Methodist University, USA.

    He has long practical experience in the banking, real estate, food and hospitality fields since 1981.

  • Mr. Fahad AlKassim
    Mr. Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Kassim

    Deputy Chairman

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    Mr. Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Kassim

    A board member in Dur Hospitality and the Chairman of Amwal Financial advisory.

    Mr. Fahad Al Kassim holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Sciences specializing in accounting, and completed the Management and Leadership Program at Oxford University.

    He has more than 28 years of practical experience in the financial and management consultancy, auditing, real estate activities, wholesale, retail and health fields.

  • Mr. Talal Bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Malafekh
    Mr. Talal Bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Malafekh

    Board Member

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    Mr. Talal Bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Malafekh

    Board member of Dur Hospitality Company and official representative of the Public Pension Agency.

    Mr. Talal Bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Malafekh received a Master's Degree in Financial Management from the Curtin University in Australia in 2008, and also received numerous study courses and seminars in his work field

    He has practical experience in the private and government sectors since 1993; as he worked at the Arab National Bank (ANB) for 7 years in the Financial Analysis Department, and then moved to the Public Pension Agency and gradated in a number of financial and administrative positions and participated in many committees specialized in financial policy and strategic planning.

  • Dr. Saleh Alhathloul
    Dr. Saleh Bin Ali Al-Hathloul

    Board Member

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    Dr. Saleh Bin Ali Al-Hathloul

    Board member of Dur Hospitality Company and Chairman of Alhathloul Development Company.

    Dr. Saleh Alhathloul holds a Ph.D. in Architecture and Environmental Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States, and a Master's degree in Architecture and Planning from Harvard University.

    He held several positions, most notably Professor and Head of the Architecture Department at the King Saud University, and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs.

  • Mr. Musaab bin Suleiman Al-Muhaidib
    Mr. Musaab bin Suleiman Al-Muhaidib

    Board Member

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    Mr. Musaab bin Suleiman Al-Muhaidib

    A board member of Dur Hospitality Company and the General Manager of Masdar Building Materials.

    Mr. Musaab bin Suleiman Al-Muhaidib holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Miami.

    He has more than 17 years of practical experience in the strategic business development and growth, mergers and acquisitions, project leadership and real estate operations fields.

  • Mr. Badr bin Abdullah Al- Issa
    Mr. Badr bin Abdullah Al- Issa

    Board Member

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    Mr. Badr bin Abdullah Al- Issa

    A board member of Dur Hospitality Company and the Chief Executive Officer for Amyas Holdings.

    Mr. Badr bin Abdullah Al- Issa holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Rice University in the United States and he is a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).

    He has practical experience in the analysis, financial investment and business leadership since 2001 (J.P Morgan - UK, SABIC America, Savage Design Group, HSBC Saudi Arabia Limited, Amyas Holding, and Asilah Investment Company).

  • Mr. Jihad Bin Abdulrahman Al-Qadi
    Mr. Jihad Bin Abdulrahman Al-Qadi

    Board Member

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    Mr. Jihad Bin Abdulrahman Al-Qadi

    Mr. Jihad Bin Abdulrahman Al-Qadi holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Hult International Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the King Saud University, and has received a number of executive programs from several prestigious universities.

    He has practical experience in the banking and investment sector since 2003, which includes working in the Investment Management at the NCB Capital Company, along with working in the Wealth Management at the Jadwa Investment Company, and in the Treasury Management at the NCB Capital Company.

  • Mr. Ibrahim bin Ali Al Aboud
    Mr. Ibrahim bin Ali Al Aboud

    Board Member

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    Mr. Ibrahim bin Ali Al Aboud

    Mr. Ibrahim bin Ali Al Aboud holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from King Saud University.

    He has more than 17 years of experience, starting with the Al Rajhi Financial Company in the Brokerage Management, after which he moved to Al Nefaie Investment Group and was promoted to being the CEO of the Company.

  • Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Shamrani
    Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Shamrani

    Board Member

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    Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Shamrani

    Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Shamrani holds a Master's Degree in the Information Systems Management and a Master's Degree in Financial Accounting from Monash University in Australia, along with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the Colorado State University in the United States; and he completed several executive and leadership programs in various fields and from global leading entities.

    He has more than 12 years of practical experience, in which he moved between several technical and management roles; the most recent of which is the leadership of the Digital Transformation Program in the General Organization for Social Insurance.

Executive Management

  • Mr. Sultan bin Bader Al – Otaibi
    Sultan bin Bader Al – Otaibi

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Sultan bin Bader Al – Otaibi

    Sultan holds a master degree in Hotel Management from the Emirates Academy for International Hospitality, accredited by Lausanne University. He also earned a bachelor degree in Accounting from King Saud University, as well as various certified courses in Hotel and Hospitality from Cornell Hotel, USA.

    He is the Chairman of the board of directors at Shada Hospitality. As well as a board member of the Saudi Hotel services Co.

    Prior to his role at Dur Hospitality, He ran major hotel projects and investments in the company. He is a member of the hotels committee of the chamber of commerce. Mr. Alotaibi was also a member of the joint committee on housing in the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage, which has implentented the preparation of the Saudi hotel industry's regulations and requirements.

  • Hassan Ahdab

    President of Hotels Operations

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    Hassan Ahdab

    Hassan Ahdab is the President of Hotel Operations for Dur Hospitality. At present, he oversees operations, aligns the company’s overall vision to the growth of the Hotel’s portfolio across Saudi Arabia and manages 9 operating hotels and 6 hotels currently under development.
    Beginning his career in 1979, Hassan now possesses over 30 years of experience in hospitality and has thereby been recognized as one of the most progressive and energetic leaders in the industry.
    Prior to his current role, Hassan was the Vice President and Regional Director for Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Managing Director in Seychelles.
    Complimenting his multi-faceted skills of hotel operations management, Hassan holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics, Commerce & Accounts Management from Damascus University.
     

  • Bassam Yasser Khalifeh
    Bassam Yasser Khalifeh

    Vice President Projects

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    Bassam Yasser Khalifeh

    Eng. Bassam holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from Kuwait University.
    He received several specialized certificates and attended several training courses in the project management field.
    Prior to his role at Dur Hospitality, with more than 30 years of experience in construction, consultancy and project management, he held the position of Executive Director of Operation with Diamond Developers Group in Dubai, and before that, the Executive Manager of Sulaiman Alrajhi Investment Co.

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    Musaed bin Abdullah Alqasim

    Chief of Shared Services

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    Musaed bin Abdullah Alqasim

    Musaed holds an MBA from Hull University, United Kingdom and a bachelor degree in English Literature and Translation from Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University.

    Prior to his role at Dur Hospitality, he held the position of Human Resources Manager at Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) and served as the Deputy Human Resources Manager for Ajlan &Bros Co.

    He has been a part of various local and international training courses in leadership, Human Resources Management, decision making and problem solving.

    He has also held several leading positions in the fields of human resources and talent acquisition at reputed companies such as PepsiCo, Saudi Airlines and Almarai.

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    Amin Albukhari

    Chief Financial Officer

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    Amin Albukhari

    Mr. Amin holds a Master of Science in Accountancy from Stetson University in USA, and a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

    Mr. Amin received numerous trainings inside and outside Saudi Arabia on key topics including leadership, integrating governance, and risk management.

    Prior to his role at Dur Hospitality, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Yanbu Cement, and before that as Finance Director for Savola Group. He also held several financial management positions at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, PwC and SEDCO.

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