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H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi

Chairman, HMH

Founder and Chairman of HMH – Hospitality Management Holding, H.E. Sheikh Faisal bin Sultan Al Qassimi is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of a number of private companies. As the Chairman of Faisal Holding LLC, H.E. Sheikh Faisal represents the ownership, in association with Manafa LLC of Hospitality Management Holding.

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Following his graduation from the Jordanian Officer Cadet School and the Mons Officer Cadet School in United Kingdom, H.E. Sheikh Faisal served in the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces in different capacities prior to retiring at the rank of a Major General including Under Secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Chief of Staff, and Chairman of the Court of the Crown Prince at the time – H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

As an influential figure, H.E. Sheikh Faisal was decorated with several medals including the Jordanian Star 1st Class by the late King Hussein; 1st Class Medal of Merit by the President of Egypt; Superior Order Staff General by the King of Morocco; Nilein Medal by the President of Sudan; and 1st Class Emirates Military Medal by the President of United Arab Emirates H.H. the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Vice Chairman, HMH

Vice Chairman of HMH – Hospitality Management Holding, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed, as Chairman of Manafa LLC, is equally a co-founder of HMH in association with Faisal Holding LLC. 

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi is a graduate from the Webster University in Business Administration and Accounting and a member of the CMA and the Society of Technical Analysts of the United Kingdom.

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H.E. Sheikh Mohammed is the chairman of Manafa LLC, a holding company and investment house with diversified activities in the fields of hospitality, real estate investment and asset management, and investments in capital markets, listed equities, fixed income instruments, Forex and private equity.

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed also holds key directorship and senior positions at various business groups and associations including the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the GCC and the United Arab Emirates.

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H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi
Director & Board Member, HMH

H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi has a Business Administration degree from the South Eastern University. H.E. Sheikh Khalid is the 2017 World Champion for the Cross Country 2W, the United Arab Emirates & Middle East Rally champion, the winner of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge and the 6th position holder in the DAKAR rally.

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He is also the official Citroen factory driver in the World Championship and the Sports Ambassador of both the United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi.

H.E. Sheikh Khalid is the founding owner of one of the biggest food and beverage companies in the United Arab Emirates, the Central Point Catering Services LLC.

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Brett Schafer
Director & Board Member, HMH

Mr. Schafer brings over 35 years of international and regional expertise in enterprise leadership and asset optimization to his role as CEO of Rakayez Properties. Prior to this role, Mr. Schafer served as the CEO of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Properties.

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Mr. Schafer is responsible for providing strategic leadership and management of the diverse portfolio of companies, investments, real estate holdings and developments under the Faisal Holding Group while spearheading corporate strategy for business development and growth.

A commensurate business development as well as commercial real estate professional, Mr. Schafer has led the acquisition, development and asset management business of key companies with a wide range of business units, properties and real estate projects in the United States, Canada and across the MENA region. Previously, and also in Dubai, Mr. Schafer was the Senior Managing Director of Al Futtaim Group Real Estate.

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Anil Kumar
Director & Board Member, HMH

A dynamic professional with 20 years’ experience in the field of Corporate Finance/Management and Accounting. Mr. Kumar has restructured and implemented the financial reporting processes and have participated in successful market studies and forecasting for product launches.

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As Head of Corporate Services, Mr. Kumar leads the corporate finance team and is responsible for the Group’s corporate services that is leading business transformation, cost optimization, process improvement and operational excellence within Group IT, Group HR, and Group Procurement and Group Administration/Government Services.

Mr. Kumar specializes in Strategies, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Process Improvements/Enhancements, Corporate Governance, Internal Controls and Compliance.

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