Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani
The chairman of DIB also represents Dubai’s Royal family in the UK, and his connections are spread across the region’s top businessmen.
September 14, 2006 5:40 by kippreport
A board member of Emaar properties, Alabbar is chairman of the company’s audit committee and a member of its remuneration committee. He works under the company’s chairman and founding member, Mohamed Ali Alabbar.
Alabbar has been heading Emaar Properties since its inception in 1997 and recently announced that the listed company is planning a shares repurchase program. He is also on the board of the ICD, which in turn is headed by Al Shaibani.
Alabbar’s portfolio is equally vast; he is director general of the Department of Economic Development, a member of the Dubai Executive Council and chairman of the Bahrain-based Al Salam Bank.
Responsible for building the world’s tallest building, the Burj Dubai, he has also teamed up with Giorgio Armani to set up a global luxury hotel and resort chain.