Ahmad AR Bin Dawood / CEO, DanubeCo. Ltd. & BinDawood Stores

Ahmad AR Bin Dawood oversees the strategic direction of the Saudi-based retail company, the BinDawood Group’s Danube and BinDawood stores. Bin Dawood currently sits on the board of directors of the Red Sea Malls, implementing and enhancing the corporate governance of the group. He joined the group at the start of his career and has held a number of positions in the group until he was appointed to the board of directors and CEO of DanubeCo. Ltd in 2014. In 2018 he was appointed CEO of both DanubeCo. Ltd and BinDawood supermarkets. Bin Dawood has led Danube through a period of dramatic revitalisation and growth, continually sustaining double-digit growth for the company. He has transformed Danube Company Ltd. from 9 branches to 40 branches by May 2018, with ambitious expansion plans to open more stores across the Kingdom and regional markets in the coming years. He is the driving force behind the e-commerce platform for the Danube Online and the Danube App.