Who We Are / Leadership

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Comprising an illustrious group of talented highly-accomplished experts, our team of visionary leaders have a track record of creating authentic entertainment that meets the aspirations of the people in the Kingdom and beyond, in their pursuit of a brighter, more vibrant future. At SEVEN, we have sought out such exceptional talents and brought them on board to become our driving force that is blazing a trail for modern-day entertainment.

By successfully making a quantum leap in the field of entertainment in record time, our leadership team has proven its unwavering commitment and limitless dedication to excellence, advancing towards realizing our visions that are on par with the highest standards. Our team of leaders is dedicated to providing every member of SEVEN’s family with all the support they need in an inclusive work environment aligned with the latest best practices, from making employees feel they are valued and recognized for their work to motivating all staff members to grow and draw on the latest inspirational insights for creatively casting a magical world of entertainment in the Kingdom.

Board Members

ABDULLAH AL DAWOOD

Chairman

Current positions

Newly appointed Managing director at Qiddiyah investment company

Board Member, Seera Group

Board Member, Careem

Board Member, MBC Group

Chairman, AlRaedah Finance

Board Member, Roa Almadinah Holding Company

Board Member, Al-Ula Development Company

Committee member, Royal Commission for Al-Ula

Previous positions held

Group Chief Executive Officer, Seera Group

Chairman, Almosafer

Vice President, Deutsche Bank

Board Member, Tadawul

Educational qualifications

B.S., Finance, King Saud University

MBA, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

MS. Foreign Service, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

OSSAMA BANAJA

Vice-Chairman

Current positions

Chief Direct Investment Officer at SEDCO Holding

Previous positions held

Board Member, Tabadul

Board Member, National Unified Procurement Company (NUPCO)

Executive committee member at Noon

Director, Public Investment Fund

Vice President, Jadwa Investment

Deputy CEO, Global Environmental Management Services

Educational qualifications

B.A., Economics, Boston University

MBA, Stern Business School, New York University

ABDULAZIZ AL NOWAISER

Board Member

Current positions

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Tahakom Investments Company

Previous positions held

M&A Advisor, STC Solutions

Vice President Finance, STC Solutions

Vice President Finance, Othaim Real Estate

Investment and Development Co.

Chief Executive Officer, House of National Consulting Co.

Educational qualifications

B.S., Accounting, King Saud University

Master of Accountancy, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University

MORGAN PARKER

Board Member

Current positions

Founder, Wheel2Wheel

Chairman, Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association

chairman, SunCentral Maroochydore Pty Limited

Board Member, GARDA Group

Board Member, Newcastle Airport Pty Limited

Advisory Board Member, UbiPark

Previous positions held

Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Holding

Chief Executive Officer, Rose Rock Group

President, The Taubman Company

Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Educational qualifications

Executive Management, IMD Business School

Bachelor’s degree, Law, Bond University

IBRAHIM AL RASHED

Board Member

Current positions

Executive Director, Colliers International

Chairman, Gheras Al- Khairat Co.

Board Member, Seera Group

Board Member, Sleep High Company

Board member, Nebr Real Estate Company

Audit Committee Member, Istedamah

Previous positions held

Consultant, Ernst & Young Global Limited

Educational qualifications

B.S., Accounting, King Saud University

MBA, University of Arkansas, USA

MRICS and CPA certificates

ASSIM ALSUHAIBANI

Board Member

Current positions

Senior Director, Public Investment Fund

Board Member, Umm Alqura Development & Construction

Board Member, Sela

Previous positions held

CEO, MASIC Logistics

VP and General Manager, Schlumberger

Educational qualifications

Bsc, Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Msc Management in Oil and Gas Industry, Business Administration and Management, Edinburgh Business School

MISHARY ALIBRAHEEM

Board Member

Current positions

Senior Vice President, Public Investment Fund

Board Member, Ashmore GCC Education Fund

Previous positions held

Executive Manager, Misk Foundation

Managing Director, Emkan Eduaction

Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group

School of Business Ambassador, Georgetown University

Summer Associate, Booz & Company

Senior Credit Analyst, Saudi Industrial Development Fund

Educational qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting, University College Dublin

MBA, Business Administration, Georgetown University

Management Team

BADER ALTURIFY

Chief Financial Officer

Current positions

Previous positions held

Chief Financial Officer, Riyadh Airports

Executive General Manager – Finance and Operations, Mobily

General Manager – Financial Reporting, Mobily

Educational qualifications

MBA, London Business School

CPA – Certified Public Accountant (2006)

SOCPA – Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountant (2004)

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, King Saud University

ESSAM AL JUBAIR

Chief Operating Officer

Current positions

Previous positions held

Deputy Minister for Supply and Engineering

Affairs, Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia

Board Member, National Unified Procurement Company (NUPCO)

Chairman, Bayanat Al-Oula for Network Services

Managing Director, Zajil Saudi Arabia

Educational qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, King Saud University

TIM HOOKER

Chief Development Officer

Current positions

Previous positions held

Senior Vice President – Head of Development, Dubai Holding

Development Director, EXPO 2020 Dubai

Vice President – Development, Majid Al Futtaim

Educational qualifications

Master of Engineering (MEng) – Architectural

Engineering, University of Leeds

Bachelor of Engineering, King’s School Worcester

DAMIEN LATHAM

Chief Entertainment Attractions Officer

Current positions

Previous positions held

Managing Director, Attractions That Work

Consulting

Chairman, World Waterpark Association (Current)

Chief Executive Officer, Emaar Entertainment

Chief Executive Officer – Leisure and

Entertainment, Majid Al Futtaim

Educational qualifications

Diploma, Recreation and Leisure Management,

Chippenham Technical College