Board of Directors 2016-2017

The Board of Directors is elected annually by members and includes four officers, eleven members at large and three honorary members. The Chairperson is the spokesperson for the membership.

OFFICERS

Sharief M. Fahmy
Chairman, AmCham Abu Dhabi
Chief Executive Officer

Middle East General Enterprises

Christopher J. Davis
Vice Chairman, AmCham Abu Dhabi
Country Leader and President

Raytheon International Inc., U.A.E.

Paul F. O'Brien
Treasurer, AmCham Abu Dhabi
Deputy Chief Investment Officer
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
John McGowan
Secretary, AmCham Abu Dhabi
  Legal Counsel and Founder
JPM Legal Advisors Worldwide Ltd.

MEMBERS - AT - LARGE

 


Manaf Afyouni
Chief Operating Officer
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi 
Khuloud Al Nuwais
Chief Sustainability Officer
Emirates Foundation
Nasser Al Osaiba
Managing Partner, Abu Dhabi

Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel
Peter Christensen
Associate Vice Chancellor, Finance and Planning
New York University Abu Dhabi
Rula Dajani
Country Director
AMIDEAST, UAE
Brian Lott
Chief Communications Officer, Group Communications

Mubadala Investment Company
Peter Rafferty
Senior Fund Manager
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
Elias Sayah
President

Sayah Engineering MENA
Maurice Ross Wingo II
Vice President Marketing

Dolphin, Occidental Petroleum

Donald M. Wix, Jr.
Director, International
Customer Relations

Lockheed Martin Global, Inc.
Dareen Zoughbi
Founder and CEO
Nadereen Consultancy


NON - VOTING MEMBERS

Cassandra Gaudin
 
Dao M. Le
Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf and Counselor for Commercial Affairs
U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi
Theresa F. Weber 
Executive Director
AmCham Abu Dhabi
 

HONORARY MEMBERS


The Honorable Barbara Leaf
Ambassador of the
United States of America
to the United Arab Emirates
U.S. Embassy, Abu Dhabi
H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba
Ambassador of the
United Arab Emirates
to the United States of America
U.A.E. Embassy, Washington D.C.

 

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