Manama: Kanoo Real Estate, a fully owned business division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), has announced the appointment of Mr. Mohamed AbdulElah Al Kooheji as Division Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Al Kooheji, will now spearhead Kanoo Real Estate efforts to maintain, upgrade and expand its diverse portfolio in the GCC.
Mr. Al Kooheji brings to Kanoo Real Estate more than 13 years of experience in real estate portfolio management and property development having worked in several reputable real estate companies in Bahrain. Most recently, he served as CEO of AMLAK, the Social Insurance Organisation Property Development Company.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Faisal Khalid Kanoo, President of Kanoo Real Estate, said, “We are glad to welcome Mr. Al Kooheji to our team. Kanoo Real Estate portfolio is spread across the GCC and requires an experienced real estate executive such as Mr. Al Kooheji to manage the size and diversity of the portfolio and to start implementing innovative growth strategies.”
Mr. Al Kooheji added, “I’m very delighted to join Kanoo Real Estate and work directly with the Kanoo Family and the Executive Committee of Kanoo Real Estate to enhance the offerings of their property portfolio. YBA Kanoo is one of the oldest and largest family businesses in the region and is an experienced real-estate company; it is an honor to apply my experience in managing and growing the real estate portfolio.”
Kanoo Real Estate is one of the main pillars of the YBA Kanoo Group, managing a portfolio that includes residential, commercial, and industrial real estate across Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. The division is responsible for project development, project management, asset management, and facilities management.
About Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group:
YBA Kanoo is one of the largest, independent family-owned multinational businesses in the Middle East with an extensive portfolio of complementary business units and strategic partnerships across a range of industry sectors. Established in 1890 as a family trading and shipping business in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Company has evolved into a diversified conglomerate with a physical presence across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Asia.
YBA Kanoo is a key contributor to the region’s economic growth and development supported by over 120 years of experience, ethical conduct, best-in-class partnerships, advanced business systems and cutting-edge technologies. It has established itself as a first-choice partner for regional & international businesses and continues to pursue commercial growth and expansion through the constant delivery of business excellence.
YBA Kanoo’s business activities include shipping, travel, machinery, chemicals, logistics, property, energy, technology and retail, to name a few.
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