HE Abdalla Juma Al Sari is the Founder and Chairman of GGICO, a business empire that has grown to cover more than 40 diversified businesses and industrial concerns in the region. Boasting an impressive sales turnover reaching US$ 6billion per annum, HE’s diverse portfolio of business enterprises have achieved a near monopoly of the market and feature renowned brand names that are the most recognised in their respective fields.
With over 45 years’ experience in the stewardship of his multiple business interests, allied to his senior positions in the UAE Government, HE Abdalla Juma Al Sari can be said to have played a significant role in the economic development of the country.
HE’s wealth of leadership experience in the public and private sectors has seen him appointed to a number of prestigious advisory positions that draw on his expertise. He currently holds incumbent roles as Chairman of Gulf General Investment Co. PSC (a public shareholding company listed on the Dubai Financial Market), Director of Al Buhairah Insurance Co. and Board Member of Sharjah Business College.
HE’s former high-ranking Government and private sector positions have included Commander-in-Chief of Security & Police Force, Sharjah Police; Vice Chairman to the Economic Advisory Committee to the Ruler of Sharjah; Vice Chairman of Sharjah Municipality; Head of Executive Committee of Commercial Bank of Dubai and Board Member of National Bank of Sharjah.
HE received his academic and professional qualifications were from West Riding Constabulary, Yorkshire, U.K. and the renowned Hendon Police Training Academy, U.K.