Faisal Holding appoints Brett Schafer as CEO
Faisal Holding is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Brett Schafer in the role of Chief Executive Officer.
As CEO of Faisal Holding, Mr Schafer will be providing strategic leadership and management for the group’s diverse portfolio of companies, investments, real estate holdings and developments while spearheading corporate strategy for further business development and growth.
Mr Schafer brings over 30 years of global expertise and enterprise leadership in the property investment, development and asset management sectors spanning across the Middle East, North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Prior to his new role with Faisal Holding, Mr Schafer served as the CEO of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Properties. His extensive experience in the United Arab Emirates also covered being Senior Managing Director for Al Futtaim Group Real Estate from 2004 to 2010.
Faisal Holding, under the Chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, is one of the leading business houses in the Middle East out of Sharjah. Established in 1975, the company is known to be a business pioneer in the UAE with widespread investments in both public and private sectors. Through its companies, Faisal Holding engages in high-growth sectors with diverse activities and investments in real estate, finance, manufacturing, hospitality and retail segments spread across the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.