Chief Executive Officer,
Mr. Saeed Hussain Al Muntafiq graduated from Schiller International University – UK, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations, and a Minor in Psychology.
In addition, Mr. Al Muntafiq has attended numerous training courses at Oxford University, Columbia University and AIM Philippines in a variety of areas.
From September to November 1998, Mr. Muntafiq participated in the Program Management Development at Harvard Business School in the USA. The PMD program is a broad, strategic program that helps functional managers gain an understanding beyond their specialties to position themselves for more diverse and demanding responsibilities of general management.
Mr. Al Muntafiq has worked at Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO) for a period of 11 years. During his work at EPPCO he held managerial positions at a senior level. His last position was General Manager of EPPCO Lubricants. As GM, Lubricants he contributed to the EPPCO Group’s strategic development, operational performance, profitability and cash flow by managing the EPPCO Projects UAE Lubricants marketing business and the Lube Oil Manufacturing Plant.
Mr. Al Muntafiq also worked at Caltex Oil Malaysia for two years as an assistant Director of Marketing, where he lead the marketing team towards Caltex Oil Vision, by achieving it’s marketing plan in accordance with it’s strategies and programs, inclusive of designing it’s automation strategies.
During his many years of experience with EPPCO, Mr. Al Muntafiq has participated in implementing and achieving many challenging projects in different areas, such as: “Project Spider, which can be defined as simply : “Development of EPPCO’s e-business strategy and definition of internet opportunities”.
In December 1999, Mr Al Muntafiq joined the Dubai Technology, E-Commerce and Media Free Zone as Project Manager to compile the strategy for Dubai Internet City. In May of this year Mr Al Muntafiq was named Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Media City.
Mr Al Muntafiq is the OECD Coordinator General for the EMEF Conference to be held in Dubai in January 2001, Vice Chairman of Zain TV and a board member of Dubai Internet City.
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