Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer has been appointed as the acting CEO of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), it was announced on Sunday.
In his new role, Al Qaseer will continue the ongoing efforts to achieve Shurooq’s vision of developing world-class projects and bolster efforts to drive national and foreign investments into the emirate. He will also oversee the management and operational execution of all multi-sectoral projects under Shurooq’s portfolio, including its tourist and heritage destinations across the emirate.
Al Qaseer has facilitated the growth of businesses across sectors, in addition to strengthening Sharjah’s status as a key investment, tourist and trade destination in the region.
He joined Al Qasba Development Office in 2006 as business development manager and was promoted to director of business development in 2008. He was an integral part of the team that transformed Al Qasba into the popular leisure and tourism destination it is today.
Following his highly successful track record with Al Qasba, he played a key role in the establishment of Shurooq in 2009. As director of property management in 2010, he was entrusted with the responsibility of managing Shurooq’s properties as well as its operations, sales, and leasing. The following year, he was promoted as chief operating officer of Shurooq, and in that capacity, was responsible for the operational execution of Shurooq’s portfolio of projects and destinations.