Corporate Management Office

Richard Abboud

Richard Abboud

Sr. Vice President, Operations

AMANA Group

Richard started his professional career with Amana. He rose from within the ranks to hold various managerial positions from Project Management, Business Development, Engineering, and Regional General Manager. Richard holds a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the Lebanese University and a Master’s degree in Construction Financial Management from Herriot Watt University. He is also LEED AP and PMP certified.
Habib Biri

Habib Biri

Vice President, Commercial

AMANA Group

Habib held various managerial positions from Senior Business Development Manager, Tendering Manager before his promotion to VP. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Lebanese University, a Master’s 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.
Thanos Papadimitriou

Thanos Papadimitriou

Chief Information Officer

AMANA Group

Thanos joined Amana in January 2020. He is responsible for setting and executing the digital strategy to promote business growth, ensure data and system resiliency, foster business agility and operational readiness across the group. Thanos is a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society. He also holds a B.Sc. in Computer Information Systems from The American College of Greece, and an MBA in Information Management from the University of Hull Business School (UK).

 

Fareed AlMarzooqi

Fareed AlMarzooqi

Sr. Vice President, Human Resources

AMANA Group

Fareed AlMarzooqi joined AMANA in September 2021 with a profile boasting over 25 years of experience in the UAE’S Oil and Gas, and public sector. In his current role as Advisor to the Board and Acting Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Fareed leads the transformation of the Group’s HR strategy.

Prior to this, Fareed held senior strategic HR, Operations, institutional excellence, and continuous improvement roles with Dubai Petroleum, Dubai Municipality, ADNOC group of companies, among others.

Fareed holds an executive master’s degree in business administration (EMBA), American University of Sharjah, and he is an Assessor in the Government excellence programs.

Najy Hafza

Najy Hafza

Chief Financial Officer

AMANA Group

Najy Hafza has over 25 years of international experience and a proven track record in delivering superior financial management and financial results in the oil and gas industry. Prior to his role at AMANA as Chief Financial Officer, Najy held senior leadership and finance management roles in Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East and the United States.

He holds a bachelor’s of business administration from Edith Cowan University in Australia. Najy also holds a diploma in advanced finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a diploma in executive development from the IMD Business School in Switzerland.