Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Yousif Abdulghani

Yousif Abdulghani

Industry: Retail

Company: McDonald’s Middle East Development Company

Designation: Managing Director

Country: UAE (Bahrain)

Abdulghani oversees all the 7 McDonald’s franchises in the GCC, and has a lot on his plate  - between them they have 900,000 customers a day spending $2m a day on average.

He started his career with McDonald’s in Bahrain in 1994 as a Managing Partner before moving to McDonald’s Corporation in late 2000. In January 2001, he took on the position of Deputy Managing Director in McDonald’s Egypt, where he was in charge of restaurant operations and development. After his success in growing McDonald’s business in Egypt, Yousif was offered the position of Managing Director in Malaysia in 2004.