Fawaz Halwani has a Production Engineering degree from King Abdulaziz University and an MBA at Leicester University in the United Kingdom. He has more than 10 years experience in the food industry business in the field of marketing and management. He has held various key positions at Halwani Bros in production, sales and business development. In 2007 he was appointed by the BOD as a vice president. He is currently a member of Jeddah Minaret Business Organization (MBO), Saudi Trade Mark committee and the president of Saudi Industrial Food Committee.
Chief Financial Officer
Joined Halwani as Chief Financial Officer. With over 20 years’ experience in budgeting, Forecasting, Accounting, Financial Management, Taxation & Treasury. Ayman has a solid experience in several multinationals such as: LAFARGE, HERO, SCJOHNSON, KOHLER. Ayman hold a degree in Accounting and an MBA in Management.
Strategic Planning & Information Technology Director
For over half a century Halwani Bros has been a leader in the FMCG business with its distinguished high-quality food products. Building up with this success is a continuous process that we maintain to ensure that our strategic goals and objectives are achieved on time and in line with our vision and values.
Samir Sadik has a Bachelor of Applied Computer Science from California University of Pennsylvania (1991) with more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology, Projects Management and Strategic Planning. Prior joining HALWANI, he has held various positions and managed key projects in several companies. He joined Halwani back in 2007 as a group director of Information Technology for Saudi Arabia and Egypt. In 2009, he was appointed as a director of Strategic Planning in addition to his IT post.
Human Resources Director
As a 'business partner' in HB, I am running teams of Business Partners throughout HB. Being a business partner implies , not only provide a service, but also add value to HB. I am contributing to overall company strategy and policy making by advising the Top Management, department directors/ managers on the personnel and/or human resource implications of their decisions.
Khaled Nagadi has a BSc in Business Administration from the USA. He has more than 25 years of experience in the human resource discipline. Prior to Halwani Bros, he was the Vice President of HR at AlMajal G4S. He has been the head of the Human Resource department of Halwani Bros since 2007.
Munib AL Issa
CEO’s Advisor and Quality Assurance Systems Consultant
Halwani Bros Quality Assurance Department is driven by the company’s Quality and Food Safety Policy in compliance with the safety and quality requirements of national and international organizations such as Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO), International Organization for Standardization(ISO) and FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission.
Mounib Al Issa has a Bsc in Food Technology at Damascus University in Syria. He has 27 years of experience in food processing and development and quality assurance. He is a member of the Saudi Society for Food and Nutrition and was a member of SASO (Saudi Arabian Standards Organization) Technical Team for Standardization. He has been working with Halwani Bros since 1980 in various senior positions and as QA Director from 2007 up to the present.
Faisal AL Khalaf
Faisal Alkhalaf has Bsc in Electrical Engineering and MBA in Business Administration. He has 12 years in professional experience in planning and project management. He delivered several large scale industrial projects in Proctor & Gamble including manufacturing lines, processes, buildings, utilities. As well he worked previously in Saudi electricity company as planning engineer in head office doing the company master planning and load forecasting for the distribution network in eastern province for 4 years.
Graduated from South Carolina University U.S.A in Marketing degree with more than 25 years’ experience in the FMCG range, operating in the MENA regional Markets ,held various senior and leading operational positions in National and Multi-National companies like PROCKTER & GAMBLE ,COCA COLA INT , RECKITT BENKISER, SAVOLA COMPANY ,A.M.S BAESHAN & CO ,BINZIGAR CO , Main Agent for UNILEVER, B.A.T, KELLOGGS , HEINZ ,BEST FOODS , DUNLOP and GENERAL Tires In addition to other multinational companies.
Prior to joining HB in Oct 2013, previous post held was the Managing Director of Digital Distribution for A.M.C (the ART Business ) in the MENA region .
International Sales Manager
We consider our customers and consumers as the famework of our export business. Our mission is to ensure their satisfaction through outstanding services and care. High quality products and best support above their expectations is what we provide and we never hesitate to commence any new ideas that will improve the business.
Ghassan Habhab has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering in Thermal and Desalination Technology at King Abdulaziz University. Prior to Halwani Bros, he served for 5 years as a Sales Engineer and became the Assistant Manager of Administration at Zahid Tractor in Jeddah. He joined Halwani Bros in 2007 as Export Business Development Manager, and in 2009 up to the present, he is the Export Department Manager.
Internal Audit Director
We assist the Audit Committee, Board and Management in achieving effective corporate Governance, Business Risk Management and Internal Control through providing objective, independent, professional and risk- based assurance and consultation services in line with the company’s values and audit profession ethics and standards.
Wael Abbas has a Bsc in Commerce, major in Accounting at Ain Shams University. He is a certified internal auditor accorded by The Institute of Internal Auditors (USA) and a charter accountant certification from The Egyptian Society of Accountants & Auditors. He has more than 22 years experience in the field of Auditing.
Supply Chain Director
Mufeed who hails from India has Master’s degree in Commerce and has over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain in multi-national companies such as Nestle. He is a quick problem solver, result focused and a good team player and has friendly nature. He has implemented SAP material handling and order to cash modules in Nestle and was instrumental in setting up one of the first JV projects in Saudi Arabia in developing and designing physical distribution plan and successfully executing the same. He has been with Halwani since January 2014 and during the period he introduced S&OP process which helped in bringing good results in term of availability of FG. He also re-designed the existing warehousing structure that will result in cost effective and more efficient operations and optimum space utilization.He loves training and developing people and has successfully delivered such trainings as 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Healthy Living, and other NLP based training.
Omar Al Sulimani
Omar handled several marketing, sales, operational & business development roles in different industries across his 14 years of experience before he joined Halwani. Previously Omar worked as the Chief Marketing Officer at Astra Food Company. He joined their executive team after more than 5 years at SAGIA “Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority” where his last leadership role was the Chief Marketing Officer & Head of competitiveness Initiatives sector.
Omar had started his professional career in the FMCG industry at Al Safi Danone as an Assitant Brand Manager all the way till he became an acting Marketing Manager on the major brand “Al Safi” which presented more than half the company turnover to continue his success story. He was also the youngest dairy board member.
With an accelerated career development, excellent track record in achieving company’s objectives & turning around businesses, Omar made his brand name as a true strategic brand builder giving him the leverage to establish his own strategic marketing firm "Outline" in 2014.
Omar obtained his MBA from USA in 2014 with major in marketing & distinction in customer service. He also carries a Bachelor degree in Marketing from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
(College of Industrial Management).
Omar also completed all required courses by Danone Marketing University in France & the Sand Hurst leadership program in UK, among other
executive trainings & seminars.
Satyendra Kumar Suman
Quality Assurance Director
Halwani Bros has an excellent track record in delivering safe & high Quality products over the decades. Commitment to Quality & Food Safety is always Halwani Bros top priority and this applies to our entire portfolio, from products to all our systems and services. We continually strive to apply the highest quality and regulatory standards, in delivering safe products to satisfy consumers' needs
Satyendra Suman has a Bachelor of Technology in Dairy & Food Science from College of Dairy & Food Science Technology, India and MBA (Cond..) in International Business Management from UBI, Brussels. He is having almost 10 Years of versatile experience in the field of Quality Assurance, Quality Management Systems, Quality Control, Food Safety/Allergens & Regulatory affairs within FMCG Industries.
Satyendra is certified food safety professional and he has extensive experience in accreditation and implementation of International systems (ISO 22000, ISO 9001, HACCP, AIBI and FSSC 22000) in Food Industries.
Before joining Halwani Bros, he worked with Almarai Company as Quality Assurance Manager and played importance role in several new projects & system establishment. His vital role was in continual improvement projects for quality certifications (ISO & AIBI) and built-in strong quality management system during acquisition phase of company with 7Days & western bakeries.
He was also associated with brand like Nestle & Paras Dairy.
Laxman Singh – Parmar
R & D Director
Innovation has always been integral to HB’s DNA , the foundation for the unique and differentiated value prepositions that it has crafted over the years. We are Innovative and It all starts here. Halwani Bros R&D leads the science-based innovation process, from providing consumer insights and identifying needs, to the systematic product development process and delivery of products that consistently delight. Each day we strive to make our products tastier and healthier choices that help consumers care for themselves and their families. This would not be possible without our unmatched R&D process , capability, state-of-art R&D Technology , nutritional & sensory science and passion for convenience , health and wellness in everything we do.
Laxman Singh Parmar has a Bachelor of Technology in Dairy & Food Science degree from MPUAT India , and a MBA (Con.) in International Business from United Business Institutes , Belgium. He has 9 years of versatile experience in the food industries in field of New Product Development , Technical Projects , Business Development , Innovation , Renovation , Operations and Portfolio Management. Laxman has strong scientific and technical expertise on senior level roles from multinational companies like Nestle and Almarai. His latest role before Joining Halwani Bros was Product Development Manager for Almarai Company and he had supported system establishment , major NPD projects and cost saving benefits to business to elevate rapid growth of Company during his tenure. Laxman is also member of World Food Programme Community and Co-founder of NGO named Anjany Foundation works for woman empowerment in India. He is sport lover and passionate for Golf and Cricket. He has joined Halwani Bros in 2014 as Research & Development Director for Saudi Arabia and Egypt.