Mohamed Alabbar, best known as the founder of Emaar Properties, the developer of assets such as the BurjKhalifa and the Dubai Mall is an Emarati businessmen and one of the top ranked developers. Adding to this he is also director of noon.com, an e-commerce ecosystem for the Arab world and largest GCC e-commerce company and the chairman of Americana Group, in food industries.
When talking about the tallest tower the man who is all set to beat his own record after future completion of Dubai Creek Tower have succeeded in developing much appreciated communities like, Downtown, Dubai Hills and Dubai Creek Harbour to name a few.
Alabbar is not just a businessman enjoying all the hereditary fruits but he was indeed a scholor in commerce and completed his education in UK, this was his dedication which served him a job serving the government of Dubai and ranked him as chief finance advisors to the rules of Dubai, Sheikh Muhamaad Bin Rashed Al MAkhtoom.
Alabbar has served as Director on the Board of the Emirates Stock Exchange Authority, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and National Bank of Dubai(now EmiratesNBD). He was Chairman of Amlak Finance Company (2000 to 2007) and headed the Dubai Quality Board, and served as Director of Gulf International Investment Group, and Chairman of UM Land in Malaysia and Smelter Asia.
Alabbar is a champion of e-commerce and digital revolution in the Arab world, reminding a packed house at the Majlis of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, that “the internet is the future of trade, where websites now enjoy far more margins than traditional companies.”
He is the founder and major shareholder of RSH, the leading Singapore-based pan-Asian marketer, distributor and retailer of international fashion and lifestyle brands
He has been included in numerous lists such as the 10 most influential people in the United Arab Emirates, the top 5 UAE business leaders, and the 100 most powerful Arabs. In 2005, Alabbar partnered with Giorgio Armani to establish Armani/Hotels, with locations in Milan and Dubai.
Additionally, Alabbar leads Adeptio AD Investments, which purchased Americana Group in June 2016. It owns the Middle East franchises for fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, from its majority stockholder
Alabbar founded noon.com, an e-commerce marketplace in the Middle East, now the largest GCC e-commerce company, operational in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, operating through three fulfillment centers and 30 distribution centers. He met with Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, in Dubai in November 2016. In March 2017, it was announced that Amazon.com would acquire Dubai-based e-commerce company Souq.com, following which Alabbar immediately submitted a competing $800 million bid via his Emaar Malls subsidiary. However Souq.com culminated a deal with Amazon.com due to an exclusivity agreement signed prior to Alabbar’s bid
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