Al-Futtaim has announced the appointment of Dr. Hayan Sayed as Chief Executive Officer of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies.
Part of Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, Al-Futtaim Engineering is a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation operating across UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia with over 30 years of successful operations. Al-Futtaim Technologies is a leading Converged Systems Integrator and provides complete business solutions to large, medium and small customers.
With over 30 years’ experience across the Middle East and Europe, Hayan brings with him a wealth of knowledge in strategic planning, market assessment, project feasibilities, mergers and acquisitions, engineering business unit management and process re-engineering.
Chris O’Donnell, Group Director – Real Estate, Al-Futtaim, said: “We are excited to have Hayan on our team. He has a proven track record as an innovative leader and will provide the vision and direction to take our Engineering and Technologies businesses to the next level.”
In his new role as CEO of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies, Hayan will build and deliver the strategic direction and future vision along with the management team, drive a shared commitment to business excellence, improve the business model and reduce critical risk exposures.
Commenting on his appointment, Hayan said: “I am absolutely delighted to join Al-Futtaim. The Engineering and Technologies teams have succeeded at delivering excellent results and I am looking forward to the challenge of building on this foundation.”
Hayan holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Systems Engineering (Business Strategies) from the National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine, France and Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Systems Engineering from Ecole des Mines, France.