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Reyad Kamal

Reyad Kamal

Sector : Business , Economists

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  • Country of residence : United Arab Emirates
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1943
  • Age : 73
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Mr. Riad Burhan Taher Kamal is a Founder of Arab Technical Construction Company and has been Managing Director since 1974. Mr. Kamal served as the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager at Arabtec Holding P.J.S.C. since 2004. He served as the General Manager at Arabtec Construction Co. since 1974. He worked at Sir Robert McAlpine Engineering Co. from 1970 to 1974. He is the Founder of Arabtec Construction, L.L.C. and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kamal served as the Civil Engineer at Shaheen Engineering & Contracting Co. from 1966 to 1970. In 1974, he moved to Dubai and started his own construction company which he took public thirty years later to become the first private company to become public in the UAE and one of the five largest contractors in the MENA region. Mr. Kamal serves as the Chairman of Arab Technical Construction Company. He serves as a Vice Chairman of Emirates Falcon Electromechanical LLC. He is the Founder of Depa Interiors and serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. He serves as Deputy Chairman of Oman Arab Bank, SAOC. He served as Vice Chairman of Arabtec Holding P.J.S.C. Mr. Kamal has been a Non-Executive Director of Arab National Bank since December 10, 2013. He is a Co-Founder of Gulf Capital Pvt. JSC and serves as its Director and Member of Advisory Board. Mr. Kamal serves as a Director of Depa United Co., Turkland Bank Anonim Sirketi, Arabia Insurance Co., Beirut, Lebanon, and Satellite Inter-Active Systems. He has been a Director of Oman Arab Bank, SAOC since August 2012. He serves as Member of Board of Governors of Capital Club Limited. He serves on the board of Board of Trustees of the American University of Beirut. He served as Director of Arabtec Holding P.J.S.C. since 2004. He serves as Director at Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC. Mr. Kamal served as a Non-Executive Director of Depa Ltd. since March 2008 until May 13, 2013. He served as an Independent and Non-Executive Director of Arab Bank PLC from July 9, 2005 to March 27, 2014. He served as a Director of Arabtec Construction, L.L.C. Mr. Kamal holds an M.Sc. in construction engineering from University of London in 1966 and a B.Sc. in civil engineering (DIC, MICE) from the Imperial College, University of London in 1965 and holds a Masters degree from the same college in structural engineering.


Education:

MS 1966
University Of London
BS 1965
Imperial College
Master's Degree
Imperial College


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Achievements and Awards

- BSc in Civil Engineering, University of London, 1965
- MSc in Construction Engineering, University of London, 1966 
- C.E.O of Arabtec Holding, Dubai (since 2005)
- Founder and Chairman of Arabtec Construction Co., Dubai (since 1974)
- Worked for Sir Robert McAlpine Engineering Co., London (1970-1974)
- Civil Engineer at Shaheen Engineering & Contracting Co. (1966-1970)

Memberships:
- Member of the Board of Directors of Arabtec Holding, Dubai
- Member of the Board of Directors of Depa United Co., Dubai
- Member of the Board of Directors of Gulf Capital Co., Abu Dhabi
- Member of the Board of Directors of Turkland Bank, Istanbul, Turkey
- Member of the Board of Directors of Arab Bank – Syria , Damascus
- Member of the Board of Directors of Arabia Insurance Co., Beirut , Lebanon
- Member of the Board of Directors of Satellite Inter-Active Systems, Dubai
- Member of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon
- Deputy Chairman, Welfare association, Geneva

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