Executive Management

Mr. Mohamed Rafic Mourad

Managing Director & Acting Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Mohamed Rafic Mourad

Mr. Mohamed Rafic Mourad

Managing Director & Acting Chief Executive Officer

Previous experience:

  • Mr. Mourad has held various senior leadership roles at major tech companies, including nearly 10 years at Google, where he was Google’s Managing Director for the Middle East and North Africa, before moving to take on a global role at Google headquarters in Silicon Valley. More recently, Mr. Mourad served as a Vice President at Instacart, the leading on-demand e-commerce player in North America. Prior to that, Mr. Mourad was in management consulting at Booz & Company (Now Strategy&), focusing on M&A and Corporate Development. Mr. Mourad has an intimate knowledge of the Saudi Arabian market, having spent more than 10 years in the Kingdom and served the market in his various regional and global roles.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science with Honors at Lebanese American University, Lebanon, 1994. MBA at INSEAD, France, 2001.

Experience:

  • Mr. Mourad brings 28 years of global management experience in technology, retail, consumer goods and e-commerce.

Mr. Walead Al Rebdi

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Walead Al Rebdi

Mr. Walead Al Rebdi

Chief Financial Officer

Previous experience:

  • Prior to joining ACC, Mr. Walead held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Gasco – a Saudi listed company. Prior to that, Mr. Al Rebdi held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Amnco. He has also held several financial managerial positions at organizations including Daikin Air Conditioning, DISH Network, and the Saudi Central Bank (previously Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency “SAMA”).

Qualifications:

  • MBA in 2006 and Master’s degree in finance in 2007 from University of Colorado.

Experience:

  • Over 18 years of experience in the field of financial management.

Mr. Ghassan Abu Mutier

Chief Development & Delivery Officer

Mr. Ghassan Abu Mutier

Mr. Ghassan Abu Mutier

Chief Development & Delivery Officer

Previous experience:

  • From 2002 to 2015, Mr. Abu Mutier held the position of Supply Chain Group Manager at Fawaz Alhokair Real Estate Company. He had previously held positions at General Electric and at the Saudi Bin Laden Group.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology and Environmental Sciences, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1997.

Experience:

  • Over 23 years of experience in Project Management and Architectural design fields.

Mr. Turki Saleh Al Zahrani

Chief Shared Services Officer

Mr. Turki Saleh Al Zahrani

Mr. Turki Saleh Al Zahrani

Chief Shared Services Officer

Previous experience:

  • Mr. Al Zahrani joined the Company in 2009 as its Director of Human Resources. 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 the trade sector, and Head of Human Resources and Administration at Al Othaim Holding Company, a closed joint stock company established in the KSA and operating in the commercial, real estate and industrial sectors.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

Experience:

  • Over 15 years of experience in Human Resources and Administrative Management fields.

Mr. Khalid Al Janahi

Chief Leasing Officer

Mr. Khalid Al Janahi

Mr. Khalid Al Janahi

Chief Leasing Officer

Previous experience:

  • Mr. Al Janahi held several positions in Real Estate Development and Financial advisory fields. Prior to joining Arabian Centres Co. he held the position as Leasing Director at SHUROOQ (Investment and Development Authority of Sharjah), and prior to that he was employed by MERAAS Dubai as Manager of Retail Leasing, also he worked as Consultant in the Financial Advisory in Ernst & Young Bahrain.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Business Administration from University of Incarnate Word in 2011, and Bachelor’s in Business Finance from University of Texas in 2010.

Experience:

  • Over 8 years of experience in Retail Leasing, Real Estate Development and Financial Advisory.

Mr. Naji Fayad

Internal Audit Director

Mr. Naji Fayad

Mr. Naji Fayad

Internal Audit Director

Previous experience:

  • Prior to joining ACC, Mr. Fayad spent a decade at Arabia Insurance Company, a Lebanon-based joint-stock company where he served in many positions including Director of Internal Audit, Chief Financial Officer and acting Chief Risk Officer. Mr. Fayad was also Audit Director at Deloitte and Touche, Canada.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut; Postgraduate degree in Public Accounting from McGill University, Canada; he’s also a Chartered Accountant (CA), a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a Certified Risk Management Auditor.

Experience:

  • Over 20 years of experience in Internal Audit, Internal control and compliance management.

Mr. Abdullah Al Harbi

Information Technology Director

Mr. Abdullah Al Harbi

Mr. Abdullah Al Harbi

Information Technology Director

Previous experience:

  • Mr. Al Harbi held many positions in different sectors of Government, ICT, Banking and Manufacturing in leading Saudi organizations such as National Information Centre, SBM, Alrajhi Bank and Advanced Electronics Company.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Information Systems Management from De Montfort University in UK, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Applied Sciences Private University in Jordan, and an Associate Degree in Programming from College of Communication and Information in Riyadh.

Experience:

  • Over 10 years of experience in IT, Business and Corporate Strategy. He has previous experience and strong knowledge in ERP Systems, Business Applications, Project & Portfolio Management Systems, Business Relationship Management, Business Analysis and IT-Business Strategy.

Mr. Faris Al Gahtani

Head of Investor Relations

Mr. Faris Al Gahtani

Mr. Faris Al Gahtani

Head of Investor Relations

Previous experience:

  • Prior to joining Arabian Centres Company, Mr. Al Gahtani held the position of Investor Relations Manager in Dur Hospitality Company. And prior to that, Mr. Faris held the position of Investor Relations Team Leader at Zain Saudi Arabia. He also held couple of positions at KPMG Saudi Arabia over five years, where the last position was Senior Financial Analyst.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Finance from King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in 2006.

Experience:

  • Over 14 years of experience in the fields of Investor Relations, Financial Advisory, Public Relations, Corporate Governance.