Mohamad SakerChief Corporate Services Officer at Al Dahra Holding
With 18 years of professional experience, Mohamad is a highly-driven expert in key sectors such as Energy, Agribusiness, IT Consulting and Corporate Procurement. His strong affiliation and expertise lies in rising sectors of Digital Transformation and business automation.
He is an acknowledged expert in creating efficient teams, combining people, processes & technologies that increase productivity and value creation. His career evolved with the trends into digital transformation & change management specifically in large-scale procurement & HR systems. Mohamad proved to be a successful broker, matching adequate business partners and creating conducive networks.
He is currently the Chief Corporate Services Officer for Al Dahra Group and is based out of the headoffice in Abu Dhabi (UAE). An EXCOM member, Mohamad is the global Executive in-charge of Procurement, HR Management and Group Insurance. As well, he is the Project sponsor for SAP Ariba & SAP Successfactors within the group. During his tenure, Mohamad contributed to the efforts of Postmerger integration of new acquisitions.
Prior to working in the agribusiness sector, Mohamad was a Talent Acquisition Specialist for the Canadian leader in IT services, CGI, ensuring the success of various customers in telecommunications, Banking, Corporate services, Supply chain and Procurement. Mohamad had a short experience as a freelance Organizational development consultant which has permitted him to complete various assignments in compensation, HR transformation and organizational modeling.
Between 2006 and 2009, he was the HR Manager for Technip in the Middle East region, leading transactional HR activities in the UAE. Also, he was nominated as the Project Leader for global Performance management design & implementation in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles.
A law graduate, Mohamad holds an MBA from the London Business School in the UK, and a postgraduate degree in Management from the ESCP-EAP, Paris. He is a Certified HR Leader from the HRPA, Ontario (Canada). Mohamad is a believer in innovation and technology and as such participates in different disruptive startups bringing efficiency and value to different sectors. Mohamad is fluent in Arabic, English and French