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Damas Jewellery appoints Asil Attar as its first female CEO

Attar, who assumed her position on February 3, has 25 years of experience in the industry

Damas Jewellery appoints Asil Attar as its first female CEO
Damas Jewellery's new CEO Asil Attar

Damas Jewellery has appointed Asil Attar as its first female CEO.

Attar, who assumed her position on February 3, has 25 years of experience in the industry, working with brands such as Coach, The Giorgio Armani Group, and as the CEO of Majid Al Futtaim and Al Yasra Fashion.

''We are delighted to have our very first female chief executive officer on board," said Hamdi Chatti, executive chairman of Damas Jewellery.

"Attar is known for her transformational work and proficiency in implementing visionary strategies while having a keen eye for fashion. All of that makes Attar an invaluable asset for our business.”

Damas Jewellery brand was founded in 1907 as a goldsmith. It opened its first store in Dubai's Gold Souq in 1959 and is still operating the store to this day.

Today Damas has an extensive portfolio of over 40 international luxury brands and in-house brands. With 230 stores spread across GCC, it has secured a global trademark.

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