Salman Alhokair
Mr. Alhokair is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director for Arabian Centres, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the Company and directing its management team on shareholders’ behalf. He is also a founding member of Alhokair Fashion Retail – a leading franchise retailer in Saudi Arabia and beyond – and holds executive positions and memberships in multiple companies with interests across various industries, including real estate, investments and technology. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from King Saud University in 1990.
Olivier Nougarou
Mr. Nougarou is the CEO of Arabian Centres, responsible for the financial and operational performance of the Company, and the development and implementation of its strategy. He brings more than 15 years of senior executive experience in retail property, having previously been CEO for Germany at Unibail-Rodamco, a European real estate company. During his time with Unibail-Rodamco, he was deeply involved in the merger between Unibail and Rodamco and was instrumental in the successful integration of the German organization into the group while establishing and developing Unibail-Rodamco’s German business. He later worked as Managing Director, Russia, for Morgan Stanley Real Estate. He obtained his Master's in International Management from ISG (Institut Superieur de Gestion), France, in 1991 and his Master's in Business Administration from ESCP Europe, France, in 2001.
Lionel Ponsard
Dr. Ponsard is the Vice President of Finance at Arabian Centres and is responsible for financial, risk management and administrative operations of the Company including the financial and operational strategy. Prior to joining Arabian Centres, Dr. Ponsard served as Chief Financial Officer of Al Faisaliah Group, a closed joint stock company established in Saudi Arabia and operating in the dairy, electronics, healthcare and food service sector. Dr. Ponsard’s prior experience also includes various positions at the Boston Consulting Group. He holds several distinguished academic degrees including a Bachelor's degree in Languages from the University of Louvain, Brussels, in 1997, a Master’s degree in International Relations from King’s College, London, in 1998 and a Doctoral degree in Economics from Leiden University, Netherlands, in 2004.
Bruno Wehbe
Mr. Wehbe has served as the Company’s Chief Portfolio and Asset Management Officer since July 2018. He holds several distinguished academic degrees such as a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Communications from the American Univerity of Beirut, Lebanon, in 2006, a Masters of Science (MSc.) in Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – with Merit and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD, France, in 2010. He previously served as a Principal between 2008 and 2016 at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), a global management consulting firm established in the USA. Prior to that, he was employed by Booz Allen Hamilton.
Jabri Maali
Mr. Maali is the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Accounting from the Jordanian University in 1992. He previously served in several financial managerial positions at Nuqul Group, BDO and Planet Group, a limited liability company established in the United Arab Emirates, which operates in the Hospitality and Tourism sector.
Ghassan Abu Mutair
Mr. Abu Mutair has served as the Company’s Chief Development and Project Management Officer since December 2015. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Geology and Environment Sciences from Yarmouk University, Jordan, in 1997. From 2002 to 2015, he has previously held a position of the Manager of the Supply Chain Group at Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Real Estate Company. Prior to that, he served in other operations positions at General Electric and the Saudi Binladin Group.
Khalid Al Dubaihi
Mr. Al Dubaihi has served as the Company’s Vice President of Leasing since September 2014. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Public Communications from the American University in Cairo, Egypt, in 2006. He also holds a degree in Public Administration Information Systems from the University of Seattle Pacific, United States of America, in 2001. He was previously the Director of ACC Media Sales and prior to that was Chief of the Heavy Household Department at Geant Saudi Limited, a limited liability company established in Saudi Arabia which operates in the Trade sector.
Majed Al Juaid
Mr. Al Juaid has served as the Company’s Vice President of Operations since September 2013. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce, with a focus on International Business, from King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, in 2000. He also holds a degree in Commercial Property Management from the Property Counsel, based in the UAE. He has previously held several positions in this company such as Manager of ACC Regional Operations as well as Manager of an ACC Mall.
Rashed Al Othman
Mr. Al Othman has served as the Company’s Chief Communications and IT Officer since June 2016. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Arkansas State University in 1988 and his Master’s degree in Computer Science from the same university in 1993. He has held several positions in the past including Chief of the Information Office at Al Bilad Bank, Senior Vice President of Riyad Bank, Director of the Technical Department of the Alliance Project at Riyad Bank and Senior Manager of the Technical Support Unit at Samba Financial Group.
Turki Al Zahrani
Mr. Al Zahrani has served as the Chief Support Services Officer since 2015, after joining Company in 2009 as its Director of Human Resources. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, in 2012. He has held several human resources positions in the past including Director of Human Resources at Geant Saudi Limited, a limited liability company established in the KSA and operating in trade sector, and Director of Administration at Al Othaim Holding Company, a closed joint stock company established in the KSA and operating in the commercial, real estate and industrial sector.
Naji Fayad
Mr. Fayad has served as the Company’s Director of Internal Audit since August 2017. He has over 20 years of experience in audit related functions. He holds several academic degrees including a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, obtained in 1984, a Master's degree in Business Administration from the same university in 1998 and a Postgraduate degree in Public Accounting from McGill University, Canada, in 1996. Mr. Fayad also holds several professional qualifications including a Chartered Accountant (CA) degree from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Canada, obtained in 1996, a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) degree from the Institute of Internal Auditors, the United States of America, in 2003, a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) degree from Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the United States of America, in 2005 and a Certified Risk Management Auditor (CRMA) degree from the Institute of Internal Auditors, the United States of America, in 2012.