Mr. Emad Bukhamseen – Chairman and Partner
Mr. Emad Bukhamseen possesses more than 20 years of outstanding experience in the field of investment and corporate finance. He is the Chairman of NAC, Chairman of Arab Real Estate Company and Vice Chairman of paper writing service the Bu-Khamseen Holding Company in addition to several active and honorable executive positions globally. Today, Mr. Emad is a frequent speaker at leading international economic and financial conferences including Euro Money and Islamic Capital Market. He graduated in Business Administration from the Bradford University, USA and is an Economics and Financial graduate from The Commercial and Economics College, Beirut, Lebanon.
Mr. Hani Kafafi – Chief Executive Officer and Partner
Mr. Kafafi has more than 40 years of leading and distinguished senior management experience operating and managing worldwide hotel chains as InterContinental Hotels Group and Hilton Group properties in Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, UAE and Cairo. He has developed and operated T.G.I Friday’s in the Gulf Region as Director of Operations for Middle East and North Africa, and is now developing Ruby Tuesday restaurant brands as CEO of National Arabic Company for Restaurant Management, in a concurrent capacity, to his role as a CEO for the Bukhamseen hospitality business in the Middle East. He graduated from Ain Shames University, Cairo, Egypt with a Bachelor Degree in Commerce.
Mr. Mahmoud Mousavi – Director of Business Development
Mr. Mousavi has more than 20 years of combined successful and diversified managerial experience in the fields of International Franchising, Business Development, Corporate Sales, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Marketing Management, Branding, Operation and Real Estate Investment in the Gulf region. A sought-after speaker in franchising, Mr. Mousavi is extremely skilled in developing, marketing and selling franchise brands. He graduated from Middlesex University, London, UK with an MBA and paper writing service uk from Westminster University with Post Graduate Studies in Management.
Mr. Adel Kayed – Director of Operations (Corporate Store Division)
With over 30 years of successful experience in the hospitality industry, Mr. Kayed held numerous strategic senior management roles with InterContinental Hotels Group ranging from Restaurant Operations and Director of Restaurant Projects. He is a leader with extensive expertise in Restaurant Operations, Leadership, Business Development, Site Approvals, Training & Team Building and Relationship Management.
Mr. Marc Boge – Director of Culinary
Marc has over 30 years strong record of success in the Luxury and Leisure Hotel sectors. He has an international expertise in the hotel operations, quality improvement, customer satisfaction, business development and change management. He is well experienced in building, training and leading top-performing and award-winning teams. Marc has a consistent history of increasing revenues, profitability and performance on every organization he has joined with. Before joining NAC, Marc was the Resort Manager of Lily Beach Resort and Spa, an affordable luxury beach resort, offering a 5-star Maldives experience in Huvahendhoo island. His expertise, skills and knowledge in the hospitality industry was hone with his extensive working experience in the InterContinental Hotels Group.
Mr. Ahmed Al Sayed – Director of Operation (Franchised Store Division)
With 23 years of strong track record in the restaurant industry held various senior management positions, Mr. Al Sayed has a wealth of food and beverage knowledge encompassing all aspects from operation, training, recruitment, costing, concept development and procurement. Driven by goals and results, he is a people motivator who is always up for a new challenge.
Mr. Helal Fahmi – Financial Manager
Having more than 15 years of progressive and successful experience for well-recognized international hotels brands like Marriott, Meridien and InterContinental group, Mr. Fahmi has a solid background in all aspects of financial management and business performance evaluation. He is a positive thinker and respected hard working man who can adapt to various corporate cultures and environments with the ability to get the job done effectively.
Ms. Reyana Mahesh – PR & Marketing Manager
With over 10 years of experience in the hospitality marketing industry, Ms. Mahesh heads the PR & Marketing division of Ruby Tuesday for the Middle East who is responsible for marketing menu rollouts, pro-acting campaigns, PR Events, creatives, concepts and strategies in order to strengthen and position the brand.
Mr. Anthony Gacis – Training General Manager
Mr. Gacis Casual Dining career hails from TGI Friday’s way back 1994, where he used to belong to the pioneering store opening team of Casual Dining in the Philippines and Middle East. In 2003, he continued his casual dining career in Kuwait wherein he led the development of Ruby Tuesday as a Lead Trainer in the Middle East by opening 24 restaurants in 7 countries. He is certified as Middle East NRO Training Manager and had various training and leadership management accreditations from RT Intentional in US.
Mr. Ramachandran Murugesan (Murugesh) – Cost Controller & Production Manager
With 15 years of successful track record in the American casual dining industry and specifically kitchen operation, Mr. Murgesh is considered to be a driving force in handling and managing food costs and production centers by relentlessly checking the purchase, inventory and wastage across the chain of RT restaurants.