Chief Corporate Development Officer
Abdulrahman Addas is the Chief Corporate Development Officer at Majid Al Futtaim- Holding, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East Africa and Asia.
Mr. Addas is responsible for driving Majid Al Futtaim’s corporate strategy and ensuring adherence of business strategies to the overall direction set by Majid Al Futtaim Holding in its mandate as the strategic architect for the group. He also oversees the group’s mergers and acquisitions as well as strategic investments that will enhance the customer experience across all the businesses. In addition, Abdulrahman leads the group-wide digital agenda with the ultimate goal to be prominent digitally as it is physically.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Corporate Development Officer, Mr. Addas was a partner in Bain & Company’s Middle East office, leading the Saudi Arabia practice as well as a core member of the firm’s Telecommunication, Media and Technology practices. He has more than 15 years of experience practicing strategy management consulting and corporate finance advisory, having served some of the largest corporate and government clients in the Middle East, South Africa and Europe. Previously, he worked at Goldman Sachs Group and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Mr. Addas holds a Master’s Degree in Management and a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, both from Stanford University in the United States. He also holds a BSc. in Electrical Engineering with First Honors from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia. He also completed several specialized programs at Harvard Business School and INSEAD.