OUR BOARD MEMBERS


MOUTAZ AL-KHAYYAT
MOUTAZ AL-KHAYYAT

Group Chairman


  • Self-made entrepreneur and businessman, striving to explore new business frontiers and to provide clients with cutting edge solutions. He is a prominent Qatari businessman based in Doha.

  • Group chairman of “Power International Holding” also group chairman of “Urbacon Trading & Contracting" (UCC), one of the GCC’s leading, grade one licensed building and contracting companies in Qatar. Experienced and a proven leader who continues to set up companies world-wide that invest in construction, real-estate development, hospitality, food & beverage, retail, and facility management.

RAMEZ AL-KHAYYAT
RAMEZ AL-KHAYYAT

Vice Chairman and Group CEO


  • Mr. Al-Khayyat is a well-known entrepreneur and a proven leader that brings in a wealth of experience in operations, risk management, and development. Mr. Al-Khayyat is the Vice Chairman and Group CEO of Power International Holding, a conglomerate of Real Estate Development and investment, industrial, F&B, Retail, Dairy farming, and service firms.

  • Mr. Al-Khayyat is also the Vice Chairman and Group CEO of Urbacon Trading & Contracting (UCC). UCC has become a synonym for Vision, Creativity, Expertise, Quality, and Delivery. UCC has successfully delivered some of the most prestigious, visionary, and technically challenging projects and developments in Qatar, the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe.

ADNAN ALI STEITIEH
DR. ADNAN ALI STEITIEH

Board Member / Independent


  • Dr. Adnan is an Independent Board Member of Power International Holding, Assets Real Estate Development Co. and Baladna co. – Qatar. In addition, he is an Independent Board Member of the Arab Jordan Investment Bank and Palestine Investment Bank as well.

  • He is also an Executive Director and Secretary to the Board of Directors at Salam International Investment Limited and Advisor & Secretary to the Board of Directors of Salam Bounian Development. Dr. Steitieh has held several managerial and leadership positions in different companies and countries. In addition, Dr. Adnan is an International Arbitrator accredited by Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration, an Assistant Professor at the College of Management & Economics - Qatar University and a member of Award Committee of Social Responsibility. Dr. Steitieh holds a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Management and Economics from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management – Germany and a bachelor’s degree in Law & Political Sciences from Arab University of Beirut – Lebanon in addition to various Diplomas and other advanced qualifications in International Relations, Sustainable Development, Reserve Management, and Public Policy. Dr. Steitieh has cumulative operational experience of ca. 40 years.

MAURICE A. GHATTAS
MAURICE A. GHATTAS

Group Managing Director


  • Mr. Maurice A. Ghattas brings in a wealth of knowledge and experience at Multinationals and Local Family Offices. He possesses a proven track record of accomplishments, delivering growth solutions and sustainable consistent revenue growth.

  • With 31 years of experience in the USA and the Gulf Region, Mr. Ghattas possesses extensive knowledge in Structuring and Managing Diverse and Complex Groups, Mergers and Acquisitions, Right Sizing companies in lean times, Lean Thinking / Six Sigma Methodologies, Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing, Operational Management, Total Cost Management, Customer Development and Inventory Management. Mr. Ghattas has held the Group Chief Executive Officer position at diverse International Companies including Aban Investments – Ghobash Group, Yusuf Bin Ahmad Kanoo Group of Companies and National Holding. He joined WR Grace in Maryland as Chief Procurement Officer where he created departments to focus on the $1.2 Billion plus global spend, and later became the Managing Director for WR Grace Dubai and Germany. Mr. Ghattas has an MBA in Operations and Production Management and a B.S. Civil Engineering both obtained at Syracuse University, Martin J. Whitman School of Management and School of Engineering. He has attended numerous executive classes at prestigious institutions such as - Negotiations class and dealing with difficult people in Harvard University - Lean Manufacturing and Thinking in the University of Tennessee - Executive Management Training Classes in University of Virginia, Darden school of business to name a few. Mr. Ghattas specializes in Business Strategy and Organizational Structuring, Strategic Planning, International Supply Chain Management, and Corporate Development. A strong P&L manager, leader, and motivator who is fully adept at taking on challenges and continuously succeeding on every project he has been involved.

EYAD ABDULRAHIM
EYAD ABDULRAHIM

Chief Financial Officer


  • Mr. Eyad is a well-proven leader within the Finance community in the Middle East and the GCC in particular. With over 23 years of experience in leading Finance Departments in the region, he has led Major Publicly Listed Companies and Family Business Finance Departments and have also assumed Board and Top Management positions.

  • Mr. Eyad has major experience within the Construction, Contracting, and Real Estate Business in addition to his experience within Hospitality, Malls, and Banking Industry where has been in charge of building solid financial departments, Leading IPO, Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring and Turnaround, strategic planning, complex funding and treasury operations, cost management and lean operations engineering, creation of efficient and effective policies and procedures, and corporate governance. Mr. Eyad has held many positions as Head of Corporate / Banking, Group CFO, Acting CEO, Head of the Internal audit committee in addition to being a Board Member within various leading companies within the Middle East, Europe, and the USA. Prior to Joining Power International Holding, Mr. Eyad has worked with some of the major institutions within the Middle East and GCC including Al Futtaim Group Real Estate, Dubai Properties Group, Arabtec Holding, DEPA LTD, Standard Chartered Bank, and Arab Bank. Mr. Eyad Holds an MBA from the University of Wollongong in Dubai and is an Accounting and Finance Graduate from Yarmouk University in Jordan. He has many professional degrees including Master Financial Professional, Chartered Portfolio Manager from The American Academy of Financial Management and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). He has also attended extensive C-Level training with Top Tier Universities and training institutes such as London Business School in the UK.

OUR PEOPLE

At Power International Holding we hold our people as the key to our success, for they are our organization’s greatest asset and investment. We are privileged to have some of the finest minds working with us to build our new tomorrow and each business is driven by a team of experienced and skilled professionals who work towards improving the world around us by delivering innovative and unrivaled products and services.

OUR CORPORATE SENIORS


AHMED EL ZEFTAWY
MAURICE A. GHATTAS

Group Managing Director


  • Mr. Maurice A. Ghattas brings in a wealth of knowledge and experience at Multinationals and Local Family Offices. He possesses a proven track record of accomplishments, delivering growth solutions and sustainable consistent revenue growth.

  • With 31 years of experience in the USA and the Gulf Region, Mr. Ghattas possesses extensive knowledge in Structuring and Managing Diverse and Complex Groups, Mergers and Acquisitions, Right Sizing companies in lean times, Lean Thinking / Six Sigma Methodologies, Strategic Sourcing and Outsourcing, Operational Management, Total Cost Management, Customer Development and Inventory Management. Mr. Ghattas has held the Group Chief Executive Officer position at diverse International Companies including Aban Investments – Ghobash Group, Yusuf Bin Ahmad Kanoo Group of Companies and National Holding. He joined WR Grace in Maryland as Chief Procurement Officer where he created departments to focus on the $1.2 Billion plus global spend, and later became the Managing Director for WR Grace Dubai and Germany. Mr. Ghattas has an MBA in Operations and Production Management and a B.S. Civil Engineering both obtained at Syracuse University, Martin J. Whitman School of Management and School of Engineering. He has attended numerous executive classes at prestigious institutions such as - Negotiations class and dealing with difficult people in Harvard University - Lean Manufacturing and Thinking in the University of Tennessee - Executive Management Training Classes in University of Virginia, Darden school of business to name a few. Mr. Ghattas specializes in Business Strategy and Organizational Structuring, Strategic Planning, International Supply Chain Management, and Corporate Development. A strong P&L manager, leader, and motivator who is fully adept at taking on challenges and continuously succeeding on every project he has been involved.

AHMED EL ZEFTAWY
EYAD ABDULRAHIM

Chief Financial Officer


  • Mr. Eyad is a well-proven leader within the Finance community in the Middle East and the GCC in particular. With over 23 years of experience in leading Finance Departments in the region, he has led Major Publicly Listed Companies and Family Business Finance Departments and have also assumed Board and Top Management positions.

  • Mr. Eyad has major experience within the Construction, Contracting, and Real Estate Business in addition to his experience within Hospitality, Malls, and Banking Industry where has been in charge of building solid financial departments, Leading IPO, Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring and Turnaround, strategic planning, complex funding and treasury operations, cost management and lean operations engineering, creation of efficient and effective policies and procedures, and corporate governance. Mr. Eyad has held many positions as Head of Corporate / Banking, Group CFO, Acting CEO, Head of the Internal audit committee in addition to being a Board Member within various leading companies within the Middle East, Europe, and the USA. Prior to Joining Power International Holding, Mr. Eyad has worked with some of the major institutions within the Middle East and GCC including Al Futtaim Group Real Estate, Dubai Properties Group, Arabtec Holding, DEPA LTD, Standard Chartered Bank, and Arab Bank. Mr. Eyad Holds an MBA from the University of Wollongong in Dubai and is an Accounting and Finance Graduate from Yarmouk University in Jordan. He has many professional degrees including Master Financial Professional, Chartered Portfolio Manager from The American Academy of Financial Management and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). He has also attended extensive C-Level training with Top Tier Universities and training institutes such as London Business School in the UK.

AHMED EL ZEFTAWY
AHMED EL ZEFTAWY

Chief Human Resources Officer


  • Mr. El Zeftawy has more than 23 years of extensive regional and global HR experience in Multinationals, Semi Government and Family owned business environment.

  • He started his career in Egypt and in Milan, Italy with the Italian oil and gas giant, ENI. Then he joined the American project management company, Bechtel International in Egypt & UK. His Gulf experience started with Borouge (Abu Dhabi Polymers Company) and then joined the Abu Dhabi conglomerate "Al Jaber Group" before joining Power International Holding.

MAZEN ALSBETI
MAZEN ALSBETI

Group Marketing & Communications Director


  • Twenty-three years of extensive and successful experience as an executive director, initiating growth policies as a Senior Executive.

  • A seasoned professional, with an outstanding planning, execution, monitoring, and resource balancing skills; with the ability to support multiple projects in a matrix of organizational structure. He has direct communication with stakeholders to provide accurate reporting and information regarding ongoing projects and initiatives. He develops and executes strategies that are intended to create and uphold a positive public image for the group. He forms relationships with various members of the media, government, and public, to uphold positive image for the company and to generate new business opportunities.

Melhem Kabbani
Gustavo Rico

Chief Procurement & Supply Chain Officer


  • Gustavo Rico is a senior Procurement and Supply Chain professional with extensive international experience in America, Europe and Middle East. He has worked with world-class, multinational companies as Kuwait Food Company (Americana), Unilever, Loreal and Procter & Gamble.

  • Gustavo is passionate at mentoring and motivating culturally diverse people across multiple locations and regions. He possesses a transformational and pioneering spirit leading processes, programs and systems to create the highest value for the business. He has been a key driver of long term partnerships and strategic alliances promoting proactive innovation, business growth and geographical expansion in developing and emerging markets.

    Gustavo possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration; additionally, he has diverse qualifications in Lean Manufacturing, Advance Negotiations, Change Management, Business Development, Total Productive Maintenance, S&OP process, etc.

    Gustavo is a strong believer of technology as an enabler of business development, simplification, harmonization and transparency.

    Personally speaking, Gustavo is married and has two wonderful kids. He spends his personal time between his family and practicing endurance sports having completed more than 16 marathons and ultra-marathons in America, Europe and Middle East.

JASIM ABDUL RAHMAN
JASIM ABDUL RAHMAN

Senior Director – IT


  • Jasim is a Senior IT Management professional with close to 15 years of experience across the Middle East, North Africa, India, & Turkey.

  • His experience goes across IT Consulting, Retail, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, and Technology Services industries. He is an evolving IT Digital Transformation leader with experience across the spectrum of Digital touchpoints and proven business outcomes. Played leadership roles in developing IT Strategy, driving Digital Transformation of Businesses, ERP Transformations, and IT Infrastructure Operations related initiatives. His key strength is in simplifying business processes, executing large IT projects, managing diverse teams and understanding the importance of delivering customer value. Has hands-on experiences in ERP implementations, mobile apps, IOT, Artificial Intelligence projects, Cloud deployments, and Analytics. Jasim has an MBA in Supply Chain & Operations and Bachelors in Information Technology & Engineering. His vision is to see IT as a growth driver and how it can positively impact business results and enhance customer experience.

HILAL AMIN
HILAL AMIN

Risk and Insurance Director


  • Vastly knowledgeable of insurance rules and regulations and classes of insurance, Mr. Hilal is highly organized and efficient. He is an extremely capable manager and leader.

  • He is proficient in all phases of organizing and coordinating projects, meeting deadlines and budgets. He influenced the local insurance market by introducing several new insurance products which the market then followed. He effectively managed, negotiated and settled several high-profile insurance claims with local and international insurance carriers on behalf of clients.

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  • Power International Holding Tower, Marina District 2, Building 2 | Zone 69, Street 325, Lusail, Qatar
  • Tel: +974 4429 2220 | +974 4429 2221
  • Email: info@powerholding-intl.com
  • P.O. Box: 24590, Lusail City, State of Qatar
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