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.

    Engineer Abdullah Al Issa holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management and Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Methodist University in the United States. He is also the Chief Executive Officer for Assila investments. In addition to his main responsibilities, he is also a Board Member of a number of publicly listed companies.

  • Mr. Fahad AlKassim
    Mr. Fahad AlKassim

    Deputy Chairman

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    Mr. Fahad AlKassim

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

    Mr. Fahad Al Kassim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Accounting. He has completed the management and leadership program at Oxford University.   He is also a board member of several publicly listed companies.

  • Mr. Talal bin Abdul Muhsen Al Malafekh
    Mr. Talal bin Abdul Muhsen Al Malafekh

    Board Member

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    Mr. Talal bin Abdul Muhsen Al Malafekh

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

    Mr. Talal holds a Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Curtin University, Australia.

    He is currently the Deputy General Manager for Finance and Budgeting in the Public Pension Agency, as he served as board’s member to several publicly listed companies.

  • Dr. Saleh Alhathloul
    Dr. Saleh Alhathloul

    Board Member

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    Dr. Saleh Alhathloul

    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 MIT and a Master’s degree in Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University in the United States. He was also the former Under-Secretary for the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs.

  • Mr. Musaab Almuhaidib
    Mr. Musaab Almuhaidib

    Board Member

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    Mr. Musaab Almuhaidib

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

    Mr. Musaab Al Muhaidib holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Miami University. He is a board member of several publicly listed companies.

  • Mr. Bader bin Abdullah Al Issa
    Mr. Bader bin Abdullah Al Issa

    Board Member

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    Mr. Bader bin Abdullah Al Issa

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

    Mr. Bader AlIssa holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Rice University United States. He is a Certified Financial Analyst and is a board member of several publicly listed companies.

  • Mr. Jehad bin Abdulrahman Al-Kadi
    Mr. Jehad bin Abdulrahman Al-Kadi

    Board Member

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    Mr. Jehad bin Abdulrahman Al-Kadi

    A board member of Dur Hospitality Company and Vice President of the Saudi Investment Division in the Public Investment.

    He holds a Master of Business Administration from Hult International Business School, and he is a certified Financial Planner.

    He received several certificates and attended a number of important training courses.

  • Mr. Ibrahim bin Ali Al-Abboud
    Mr. Ibrahim bin Ali Al-Abboud

    Board Member

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    Mr. Ibrahim bin Ali Al-Abboud

    A board member of Dur Hospitality Company and Regional Director of the Central Region in Al Nafiei Investment Group.

    He holds a Bachelor of Accounting from King Saud University and he attended several training courses and received a number of certificates.

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

    Board Member

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    Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Shamrani

    A board member of Dur Hospitality Company and Manager of Digital Development Department at the General Organization for Social Insurance.

    He holds a Master of Information Management Systems Professional, and a Master of Professional Accounting.

    He also received many certificates and attended a number of training courses.

Executive Management

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

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Mr. 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.

    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, also he’s a board member of Makarim AlMa’arifa Hospitality Co. and the Saudi Hotel Services Co.

    Additionally, Sultan was a member of the Joint Committee on Housing in the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage, which has implemented 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.
     

  • Mr. Musaed bin Abdullah Alqasim
    Mr. Musaed bin Abdullah Alqasim

    Chief of Shared Services

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    Mr. 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.

  • 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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