From advisory to a leading leisure & retail Giant in the ME.
Entity: Al Futtaim
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Worked at PwC until: 2004 Lebanon & 2010 USA
Line of Service: Deals
A positive outlook on life and an open / transparent / approachable demeanor. Asking questions during the interview is absolutely key and shows the candidates interest and eagerness to join.
The Inside Job. Until today I’m still fascinated by the lead up to the financial crisis of 2008 and how the various players were so irresponsible. And nothing seems to have changed since!
My twin boy and girl.
Playing with my babies is the funnest and funniest part of my day. Watching their every move when they play is the funniest thing ever.
Hard work, determination, never giving up and, equally important, fear of failure.
Playing tennis, going to the gym and spending time with my family.
I’d like to visit ancient civilizations like Ancient Egypt or the Mayan’s in Peru. Fascinating to see how civilization first developed and compared to what we are today.
The most important part of any job is that you are continuing to learn and build skills to position yourself for larger roles in the future. The moment you are not learning or you feel you are not setting yourself up for future success, it is time to leave.
Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty.