• Nabil Jabraouti, Chief Financial Officer, IQ

    Nabil Jabraouti, Chief Financial Officer, IQ

  • Finance is vital for business success in today's competitive corporate environment. Effective utilization of finance is crucial for sustained organizational success. An experienced and innovative Chief Financial Officer (CFO) plays a paramount role in achieving this. Nabil Jabraoutiis the trailblazing CFO of IQ, an Iraqi high-speed internet services company aiming to digitize society by providing cutting-edge internet services. The introduction of the Silk Route Transit project last year further strengthens IQ's strategic position, offering a reliable and cost-effective alternative for connecting Europe, the Middle East, and the rest of the world while bypassing the Red Sea bottleneck.

  • Nabil Jabraouti: A Visionary Blazing New Trails In Business Finances And Corporate Strategies
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Top 10 CFOs In Iraq - 2023

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  • Top 10 CFOs In Iraq - 2023

    CFOs Are The Key To Keep Your Business On Track

    Business in Iraq has the potential to be a lucrative opportunity for investors. The country has a young and educated population, access to markets in the Middle East and beyond, and a wide range of business opportunities in various sectors. The economy of Iraq is dominated by the oil sector, which has provided about 99.7percent of foreign exchange earnings during its modern history. As of 2021, the oil sector provides about 92pecent of foreign exchange earnings. Iraq is considered an emerging middle power with a strategic location and a founding member of the United Nations, the OPEC as well as of the Arab League, OIC, Non-Aligned Movement and the IMF. From 1920 to 2005, Iraq experienced spells of significant economic and military growth.

    About CFO: Chief financial officers oversee the financial operations of their companies and provide leadership and focus to accounting and finance departments to ensure that they operate efficiently and comply with applicable laws and company policies. This executive is in charge of a company's financial operations. A CFO's responsibilities include internal and external financial reporting, stewardship of a company's assets, and ownership of cash management.

    Significance of CFO in Iraq: The CFO will be the key business partner to the founder of the business. This person will improve the finance operation, and bridge the company to the outside world.CFO will partner with President& CEO and executive Leadership Team to develop and manage the Company's growth strategy. The ideal candidate brings successful leadership experience in finance, and operations in the life sciences industry. In addition to strategic development, the CFO will be accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, including the development of Company's financial and commercial plan.

    CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CFOs in Iraq - 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.

Top 10 CFOs In Iraq - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Al Mutaa Haider Mohammad , Chief Financial Officer Al Mutaa A dynamic leader managing all financial and accounting issues of the firm, with expertise in accounting & financial accounting, financial services, and more
Maraba Al Iraq Al Kadhra Kais lrawi , Chief Financial Officer Maraba Al Iraq Al Kadhra An expert with 25 years experience in strategic planning , risk management,anti-fraud and corruption ,valuation of investments, cash flow optimization, costreduction & reporting
National Bank of Iraq Maher Awali , Chief Financial Officer National Bank of Iraq A senior financial manager with over 20 years of professional experience across numerous banks, leading all aspects of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis, treasury management, more
Najmat Al Samawa Mushtaq Hussain , Chief Financial Officer Najmat Al Samawa A strategic leader having diversified experience in multiple industries, has experience in multi-million dollar financing arrangements, also implemented several ERP/MRP systems in multiple organizations
IQ Group Nabil Jabraouti, Chief Financial Officer IQ Group A technology professional, focused on developing skills in telecom, SaaS, and Fintech, expanding beyond accounting and finance to exceed the business aspects of today's industries
Ster Group Rajesh Sethi Group , Chief Financial Officer Ster Group A highly accomplished professional, bridging the areas of finance and accounting, thrives in challenging environments and is quick to learn new policies, procedures and related technology
Allai Newroz Telecom Rami Aburrub Group , Chief Financial Officer Allai Newroz Telecom An innovative leader skilled in accounting and finance duties with a very good experience in preparing annual budget, forecast and monthly financial reports, developing costing modules, and more
Nano Solutions Rami Hasan , CFO Nano Solutions A passionate leader developing financial well-being of the organization, by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans & directing staff
Falcon Group Dr.Samer H. Alssabagh, Chief Financial Officer Falcon Group An experienced public accountant extensive experience in auditing, accounting, digital transformation, ERP solution, and financial consulting and more
AlMutahida Packaging Sandeep Uchale, CFO AlMutahida Packaging A visionary leader with 29 years of experience, in the wide range of industry such as oilfield services, seamless tubes & pipe, tyre, steel,manufacturing sector, and more

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