Arabian Business Power 500 2013
Thu 21 Mar 2013 10:28 AM
Moafaq Ahmad Al Gaddah
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Moafaq Ahmad Al Gaddah

Industry: Construction

Company: MAG Group

Designation: Chairman

Country: UAE (Syria)

Moafaq Ahmad Al Gaddah established Moafaq Al Gaddah (MAG) Group in Abu Dhabi in 1978 and has built it up to be one of the largest companies in the region, consisting of 50 companies and branches across the Middle East, and in Asia, Europe and Africa, employing 2000 people. The group covers activities in commercial, real estate, industrial, cultural, tourism and service sectors.

Al Gaddah is also a member of the Syrian Business Council in the UAE, the World Economic Forum in Davos and the Arab Business Council in Cairo. He founded the first Arab fund to support Arab families and is lauded for his philanthropy, including sponsoring Dubai Care, a charity that promotes children’s access to primary school education in 28 countries, providing financial support and assistance for organisations assisting handicapped people and supporting the Arab Family Organisation.

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