Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, has announced the appointment of Abdulla Mohamed Al-Hajri as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) with immediate effect. In this capacity, Al-Hajri will report directly to Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida, Chief Executive Officer, QFC, and will sit as a member on the Executive Committee (ExCo) of the QFC Authority.
As CAO, Al-Hajri is responsible for the overall administration management of the QFC, including the administrative functions within the QFC’s Human Capital, IT, Procurement and Facilities Management departments, as well as other special projects.
With nearly 15 years of experience in project management, Al-Hajri previously held different roles in reputable organisations, including the Private Engineering Office, Shell Qatar, Qatar Olympic Committee and many more. He has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Wichita State University in USA.
We are pleased to welcome Mr Al-Hajri to the QFC family. His long years of experience are a great asset to our organisation and his diversified areas of expertise will be further accelerating the QFC’s business growth. We are confident that Mr Al-Hajri will become a distinctive member of our already successful team.
Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida, CEO, QFC
“Believing that people are the most valuable asset in diversifying the economy and developing the private sector in Qatar, the appointment of Mr Al-Hajri evidences once again our commitment to attract top Qatari talents into the financial sector and our ongoing drive to nurture Qatari calibre across different scopes of business.”
I am honoured to be given this opportunity at the QFC and to be part of this successful team, which has been significantly contributing to Qatar’s thriving economy and leading a strategic role locally, regionally and internationally.
Abdulla Mohamed Al-Hajri, Chief Administrative Officer, QFC