LEADERSHIP

Ahmed Abood Al Boasy

Group CEO

With an impressive work experience of over 3 decades in the car rental industry, Mr. Ahmed Abood Al Boasy has been driving force behind the Emirates National Group and Fast Rent A Car.

He has fueled growth over the years. Apart from rental & leasing, finance & management, he has organized and directed the car rental business, and has been instrumental in taking advantage of opportunities to maximize revenue and growth.

He is a born leader who is known to enhance the managerial skills of his associates. A Bachelorette in Commerce from Middlesex University, UK, he is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at Torrens University, Australia. When he isn’t in the office, he is buried in a book or is teeing-off on the golf course.

Istvan Csuzi

General Manager - City Transport

Mr. Istvan Csuzi has more than 23 years of experience on the field of engineering (operation and maintenance) in Romania and more than 8 years of experience as general manager in public transport (Oradea Transport Local SA). He has a lot of personal achievements: the modernization of the PT network infrastructure, acquisition of new vehicles (trams & buses), accessing funds provided by the European Union for several projects (the establishment of the Mechatronic Laboratory for PT safety; ATTAC- for the Mobility Plan of Oradea), the introduction of GPS based fleet management & real time passenger info system, the implementation of RFID card based electronic fare and ticketing system.

His international activity in the frame of UITP includes: LRT Committee membership (2010-present), Vice Presidency (2013-2017). From May 2017 as the General Manager of City Transport he will have as a priority duty to optimize the operational and maintenance activities for the next contract period.

He has a Ph.D. in energetics and engineering, received for his study “Contribution to evaluating and optimizing the energetic and availability performances of the urban electrical traction system” (2011) and he has published more than 60 papers in scientific revues and in conference proceedings. During the last 5 years he worked also as Associate Professor at the University of Oradea.

Syed Abdul Hakeem

General Manager - Emirates Taxi

A retired Senior Military officer was instrumental is starting a new taxi company in UAE in 2005 & commissioned five branches in less than three years. A highly experienced person, Mr. Hakeem has 29 years of experience in security Services & 12 years in transportation. He joined Emirates National Group 7 years back and transformed the company into a long term profit making entity.

He holds certification in Security & Transportation Certification from International Association of Public Transport (UITP) Belgium. He has been awarded as Best Security Operator by International Institute of Security & Safety Management

KHALFAN OBAID SAIF HAMMAD AL-HEFEITI

General Manager - Emirates Cab

A UAE national, Mr. Khalfan has a total of 27 years of experience. He is a part of Emirates National Group since last 9 years. He is an expert in the field of Business Management & Law.

He holds a degree in Electronics engineering.  He got an appreciation award from Ministry of Labor for the best practices in past years & Honor for the Best franchise company for past 12 years from Sharjah Roads & Transport Authority (SRTA). During his free time he loves reading, travelling & watching Sports.

HASSAN MUSTAFA EGEIBAN

Group Commercial Manager

With a total of 40 years of extensive experience, Mr. Hassan is an asset to the Company. Highly qualified with a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance & Economic Development and a B.Sc. in Economics & Business Administration, he is a subject matter expert in Tendering and Contracts (SME).

He serves the UAE Oil industry for 30 years in ADMA-OPCO (ADNOC Group) and 10 years of experience in Industrial Finance and Management. While he pursues perfection in his career he also strives to expand his personal horizons through his hobbies of reading and travelling.

Sajit Karunakaran

General Manager - Fast Service Center

22 years of experience says a lot about the person who is behind the success of the profit-making company. He has a Management degree in Strategic Management from XLRI and a Mechanical Engineering (Automobile) degree from Bombay University and he is always interested in knowing more about Automobiles and Transportation. He is working with the company since last 7 years.

His favorite pastime is Reading & Networking.

 

George Antony

Group Chief Information Officer

Mr. George Antony is a seasoned IT Specialist with 24+ years of rich post qualification experience in both the Middle East & India. He also has the credit to have worked on a number of deputed IT projects across the world. Mr. George leads the IT team of professionals for the entire group and collaborates with external system integrators to ensure total automation and consistent availability of high quality IT Systems & Support Services. He is a strong IT enabler to business needs and strongly believes in digital transformation to new technologies for better ROI. He has earlier worked in senior roles and as an IT Advisor to FERTIL, an ADNOC group oil company of repute, apart from working with other professional companies like Fujitsu ICIM & Wipro Infotech in the past.

Apart from his IT Certifications, he has also been awarded with Excellence Certificates for Innovation, Quality Assurance, Project Management & Mentoring from various certified companies of repute.

He has a Master of Computer Applications (MCA) degree from BMS College of Engineering & is an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India along with a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI, U.S.A. He loves Business networking, Skill-based volunteering and Social Media. 

Sameer Fakhra

Chief Financial Officer

The man responsible for the financial health of the Company, Mr. Sameer Fakhra has the credentials and track record to show he is the right choice for this role. A qualified CMA Accountant with extensive experience in Finance, Accounting as well as in Internal and External Auditing, he also has a Master’s of Business in Professional Accounting from Victoria University, Melbourne. Before joining Fast Rent A Car, he worked at EMAAR Industries and Investments, and at Drake & Scull Group Limited, Dubai.

Mr. Fakhra has been a part of international companies for 15 years and GCC-based organizations for over 10 years. He loves to dive into the pool and play football with his mates. He is also known to help his friends and colleagues, which augurs well for all of us here at Fast Rent A Car. 

Vinod Ramakrishnan

Group Insurance Manager

Insurance goes a long way in ensuring a company’s future.  At Emirates National Group  our insurance department is ably led by Mr. Vinod Ramakrishnan CII ( Award ) -UK., Certified QMS Auditor, Bachelors of Computer Science, PGDCA, PGDBA  .With successful career experience of  20+ years  and in that almost 16 + years of strong insurance industry experience ,he also holds a certification in Corporate Insurance Executive, India, Member of Chartered Insurance Institute-UK currently pursuing additional qualifications in Insurance , Member of Pan -Asia Risk & Insurance Management  Association ( PARIMA –Singapore ) ,Member of IRDA- India and Member of Global Insurance Network, USA.

Mr. Vinod enjoys vast experience in the field of motor fleet & vehicle rental related insurance. He oversees entire insurance requirements for the group like fleet insurance (new & renewal) ,advising  the company and clients on fleet motor insurance , claims management & processing  vehicle accidents involving damage to vehicles ,property, injuries , death claims,etc.. His responsibilities also encompass insurance sourcing & renewal ,administration for various other classes of policies like  Group Medical , Money, Fidelity Guarantee , Workmen Compensation, Property All Risks, Road Transit, Public Liability to name a few & also  processing all kind of claims under these categories  . His risk management and mitigation strategies are notably the best & brought in value added advantage to group .

On the personal front, he loves playing chess and listening to music.

Ahmed Ezzat

Group HR Manager

Fast Rent A Car is well-known for its people-centric approach with employees at the center of all its activities. This well-received human resources philosophy has been masterfully crafted and introduced by Mr. Ahmed Ezzat who has built his 23-year career with various organizations before joining us.

Being a Faculty of Law from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, Mr. Ahmed Ezzat is also a Certified Professional in Human Resource by Society of Human Resources Learning System SHRM, USA, and a Certified Human Resource Manager by American Institute of Business and Management, USA. He is a receiver of the prestigious SKEA Award. Two other human activities that he loves to indulge in are swimming and reading.

Adly Basiouny

Group PR Manager

For more than a quarter of a century, Mr. Adly Basiouny has been quietly doing what he is best at – creating business opportunities out of challenges. Having proved his mettle time and time again, he joined Fast Rent A Car with a clear purpose: to help the organization reach heights others could only dream of. Needless to say, he has tasted success at every turn of the road.

A Bachelorette of Commerce and Administrative Sciences and a winner of the prestigious SKEA Award, he loves pushing himself physically. So it’s hardly surprising that he is known as a fierce competitor on the football field and in the swimming pool.

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