|23 March, 2020

Agthia Group appoints Group Acting CEO

Engineer Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, CEO of SENAAT, as Agthia Group’s Acting CEO.

Agthia Group appoints Group Acting CEO

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Agthia Group PJSC, one of the region’s leading food and beverages companies, today announced that its board has appointed His Excellency Engineer Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, CEO of SENAAT, as Agthia Group’s Acting CEO.

In his new role, Dhaheri will be responsible for the company’s growth and development. Al Dhaheri brings over 23 years of experience in strategy planning, expansions, regulatory compliance, joint ventures, and engineering.

Al Dhaheri also serves as Chairman of Arkan and Vice Chairman of Ducab and Member of the board of Emirates Steel.

Agthia Group’s CEO, Tariq Al Wahedi will take on a new role as the Advisor to the CEO. Since 2017, Al Wahedi has effectively navigated the company through challenging economic situations, without compromising the market share of its leading brands and Agthia’s competitive edge. His contribution throughout the years are of great paramount and are immensely appreciated.

We wish the new acting CEO all the best and success in his additional role.


About Agthia Group PJSC

Agthia Group is a leading Abu Dhabi based food and beverage company. Established in 2004, the Company is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and has the symbol “AGTHIA”. 51 percent of the Company’s shares are held by Senaat (General Holding Corporation), an Abu Dhabi Government entity, with the balance held by retail and institutional investors. The Company’s assets are located in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Egypt and Turkey. Agthia offers a world class portfolio of integrated businesses providing high quality and trusted food and beverage products for customers and consumers across the UAE, GCC, Turkey and the wider Middle East. More than 4,000 employees are engaged in manufacturing, distribution and marketing various food and beverage products: Water (Al Ain, Al Bayan, Alpin Natural Spring Water, Delta, Bambini); Flour (Grand Mills); Animal Feed (Agrivita, Agrivita Marabea); Juices (Al Ain Fresh, Capri Sun); Dairy (Yoplait); Processed Food (Al Ain Tomato Paste, Frozen Vegetable); Ambient and Frozen Bakery (Grand Mills). www.agthia.com     

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