Management

Richard Abboud

Richard Abboud

Sr. VP Operations - Amana Contracting

Richard is the Sr. VP of Operations at Amana Contracting. He has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry having held a range of positions within Amana including Project Manager and Business Development, Engineering Manager, and Regional General Manager. Richard holds a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the Lebanese University as well as a Master degree in Construction Financial Management from Herriot Watt University. He is also LEED AP and PMP certified.

Ihab Ramlawi

Ihab Ramlawi

Vice President - Business Development

Ihab Ramlawi is the Vice President of Business Development at Amana Contracting responsible for assessment and development of relevant markets, Identifying new business opportunities, and implementing corporate business development strategy to support growth strategy and increase revenues.

Ihab is an accomplished visionary with a 25-year track record in developing and leading successful business entities. He  holds an MBA in Strategy & Finance from London Business School.

Yasser Baaj

Yasser Baaj

Vice President - DuBox

A co-founder of DuBox, Yasser is leading DuBox revolutionary shift in the construction industry, bringing change and innovation to traditional practices. Yasser held various senior management roles within the precast industry since 1995, Yasser is a leading expert in the world of precast in the Middle East, instrumental in gaining wide acceptance of precast systems while participating in delivering many UAE landmarks. Yasser is a professional Engineer since 1984, graduate of Aleppo University and holds a Masters in business administration (MBA) from Liverpool University.

Habib Biri

Habib Biri

Vice President - Commercial

Habib is the Vice President of Commercial at Amana Contracting. He has over 16 years of experience in the construction industry of which ten years have been with Amana. Habib has risen through the ranks from Head of the Laser Slab Unit, to Project Manager, to Business Development Manager, to Senior Business Development Manager, and finally to Tendering Manager before his promotion to VP. Habib holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the Lebanese University, a Masters Degree in Quantity Surveying from Herriot Watt University, and an MBA in Finance from the American University of Dubai. He is also LEED AP certified.

Jad Saad

Vice President - Human Resources

Jad is the Vice President of Human Resources at Amana Contracting. He has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry. Jad holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from the American University of Technology as well as the degree of Masters of Business Administration from The University of Manchester.

Bassam Bsaibes

Bassam Bsaibes

General Manager - Transport and Logistics Division

Bassam is the General Manager of Logistics Division for Amana Contracting – covering operations in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. He has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and holds a Technical degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from the U.S.A Technical institute and is a Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP).