Majed Hamad al-Shamsi

Institution: Dubai Chamber of Commerce
Position: First vice-chairman

Biography: Al-Shamsi also comes from one of Dubai’s oldest and most prominent business families. He holds several positions within the Al-Shamsi Group and is general manager of Hamad Rahma Abdulla al-Shamsi General Trading, a building materials company formed in 1955.

The firm specialises in sanitary products and water heaters, as well as other general building supplies. Al-Shamsi is also chairman of the Union Co-operative Society, a retail supermarket group that has several outlets across Dubai.

Al-Shamsi holds a number of other chairmanships including the Consumer Co-operative in the UAE and the University of Dubai board of trustees. He is also a board member of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and the Dubai Economic Council. Al-Shamsi studied management and finance at the US’ New York University, completing his degree in 1978.

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