Board of Directors 2017-2018

The Board of Directors is elected annually by members and includes four officers, eleven members at large and two ex officio members. The Chairman is the spokesperson for the membership.

OFFICERS

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

Middle East General Enterprises

Maurice Ross Wingo II
Vice Chairman, AmCham Abu Dhabi
Vice President Marketing
Dolphin, Occidental Petroleum

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

 
 
 
Khuloud Al Nuwais
Chief Sustainability Officer
Emirates Foundation
Nasser Al Osaiba
Managing Partner, Abu Dhabi
Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel
Elissar Farah Antonios
Chief Executive Officer
Citibank - UAE
 
 
 
Rula Dajani
Country Director
AMIDEAST, UAE
Michael Dishman

Senior Managing Director,
Middle East, Africa and South Asia
Oshkosh Defense
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
Rakesh Suri
Chief Executive Officer
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
 
Donald M. Wix, Jr.
Director, International
Customer Relations

Lockheed Martin Global, Inc.
Dareen Zoughbi
Director, GE Healthcare Partners, Middle East Region
General Electric


EX OFFICIO BOARD 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 of AmCham Abu Dhabi

 
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.
 

 

Introduction
Chairman's Message
Ambassador's Message
Board of Directors
Committees
Executive Staff
Membership & Activities
Constitution & Bylaws
FAQ


Corporate Member Spotlight
 

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