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CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CFOs from Saudi Arabia- 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Abdul Ghani Bawany,Group CFO/Vice President Finance||UCIC||A financial professional with 25 years of experience in financial management, Strong experience in ERP implementation, IPO, project finance, and more|
|Amro Farag,CFO||Saudi Consulting Service||A versatile leader with a career spanning over two decades of experience, specializing in accounting, financial planning and operational management|
|Joerg Schuessler ,CFO||Ceer||An experienced financial leader with extensive experience in the automotive sector, specializing in financial planning, budgeting and funding|
|Khalid Essardaoui ,CFO||Saudi Public Transport Company||An management leader with 15+ years of experience in various industries such as defence & aerospace, construction, transportation and diverse organisation|
|Mater Alenazi ,Group CFO||Ajlan & Bros. Holding||An accomplished leader with a wealth of experience and a strong background in strategic finance as well as financial expertise, ethical leadership and collaborative spirit|
|Mohammed Merajuddin ,CFO||Leejam||An experienced leader working experience in the plastics, finance and FMCG industry, skilled in accounting, project management, budgeting and many more|
|Muddassir Farooq ,CFO||Barns||A strategic leader with 15 years of experience in the MENA region and expertise in planning, implementing and managing internal controls, as well as overseeing the finance department of a company|
|Muhammad Aamir ,Group CFO||Al Faisaliah Group||A finance executive with over 25 years of experience in diverse industries including FMCG and oil field services and working knowledge in multicultural and collaborative business environments|
|Shady Elmatboly,CFO||Darco||A seasoned finance professional with nearly two decades of industry experience, specializing in driving financial success and strategic growth in the real estate sector|
|Turki Saud Alsubaiei ,CFO||Bayan Credit Bureau||A financial leader with more than 14 years of expertise in navigating complex financial landscapes and driving organizational restructuring, growth and profitability|