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Mehdi AmjadOmniyat Executive Chairman & CEO
Mehdi Amjad is a visionary entrepreneur, Young Global Leader and top 100 Powerful Arabs of 2008. Mehdi managed with his bold vision to transform the real estate landscape in the region. His customer-focused vision transformed Omniyat into one of the fastest growing and most significant forces in the real estate industry in the region.
At an exceptionally young age, Mehdi exhibited a deep interest in the trading activities of the family business that had been nurtured over three generations. In 1995, he started Al Masa computers, his first small business in Dubai, marking the beginning of his distinguished commercial success. Through his vision, passion and ability to orchestrate all resources to make it happen, Amjad was able to grow this small shop into a major IT regional conglomerate with a distribution network covering MENA & CIS countries & US$450M annual turnover in 2006.
His outstanding technical and managerial achievements contributed to the accelerated growth of this Omniyat to become a major private developer with a unique focus on intelligent buildings. From inception OmniyatвЂ™s focus was the development of iconic projects and creating different experiences that touch peopleвЂ™s lives and expectations expect from their future homes & offices.
MehdiвЂ™s development philosophy is based on a paradigm utilizing advanced technology shaped by his Al Masa background and merged with the best talents in architects, designers, contractors, and consultants
Omniyat means вЂњwishesвЂќ in Arabic and its vision reflects MehdiвЂ™s business initiatives to become one of the most respected and successful privately owned premium Developers in the region, with international recognition as a вЂњworld-classвЂќ company.
Read an article when he was named as Top 100 GCC CEO in 2007.
Watch his interview on www.ameinfo.com