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.
Mr. Sultan Koraish heads the Emirates Taxi with over 29 years of experience of which 4 years have been with Emirates National Group. With myriad Certificates under his belt in Negotiation Technique, Conflict Management (both from Foretags University) and Traffic Safety Awareness Certificate from Abu Dhabi Police to name a few, Mr. Koraish is undoubtedly an asset to Emirates National Group.
Having completed his business administration from Foretags University in Stockholm- Sweden, Mr. Koraish is an aficionado of Motor Sports.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Oil Production, Mr. Omar Bin Tamim has joined the Emirates National Group having over 14 years’ experience in the field of management of Government Department Services & Legal Affairs. His role with Emirates National Group begins with managing all Government Department Services and Public Relations. With several appreciations earned in his extensive career, he solely spear heads his team into dealing with legal representation and liaising with Government Bodies.
Mr. Omar Bin Tamim in his spare times enjoys reading and swimming.
Newly on board, Mr. Ashraf comes with 18+ years of experience and with Degree’s in Master of Computer Applications from Madras University and Master of Business Administration from MS University, India. He heads the IT Team for Emirates National Group. With extensive experience in Project Management, Team Management, Change Management, Process Improvement & Cost reduction, ERP Evaluation & Implementation, Digital Transformation, IT Operations, Infrastructure Management, Data Center setting up, Product Development, Strategic Planning and Execution, Web, Cloud & Mobile Technologies, POS & HR Systems, Business Intelligence & MIS.
Mr. Ashraf is strength to the Information Technology Team and to Emirates National Group’s Management.
Mr. Ashraf takes part avidly in social welfare activities and enjoys being a member of Toastmasters International.
Mr. Karunesh Arya is a seasoned entrepreneurial executive with an extensive experience of over 24 years in the field of Mobility/Car rental, Leasing & Fleet Management, and Automotive Financing. He has previously held the roles of Chief Operating Officer and General Manager with Global organizations namely Hertz, Avis, Thrifty & Ford Credit in the Asian region.
He has got massive reputation of being a business-startup and business-turnaround specialist with a successful track record of over two decades.
Over the years, Mr. Karunesh has demonstrated success in managing and improving profitability, sales & operational efficiency, optimizing business risk profile and innovating for business transformation.
Mr. Istvan CSUZI has decades of experience on the field of engineering (operation and maintenance) and more than 12 years of experience as General Manager in Public Transport. As personal achievements between 2008-2017 in Oradea Transport Local SA could be mentioned: the modernization of the Oradea’s Public Transport Network Infrastructure, purchase of more than fifty new trams & buses, managing European Union granted projects (Mechatronic Laboratory for Safety in Public Transport; ATTAC- for the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan for Municipality of Oradea), the implementation of GPS based Fleet Management (AVM) & Real Time Passenger Info System (PIS), RFID card based ticketing system, Automated Fare Control (AFC).
From May of 2017 as the General Manager of City Transport LLC as the Operator of buses in Abu Dhabi’s Public Transport Network is responsible to manage the Contract with Integrated Transport Centre- ITC (former Department of Transport- DoT). During the last years Network was extended, continued the Operation and Maintenance of more than three hundred MAN buses, and completed the purchase of almost three hundred new buses (MERCEDES and VOLVO, including all ITS systems!). New developments are continuously, On-Demand services and other optimizations are currently main challenges. Other targets are expansion possibilities in other cities or countries for Company’s know-how implementation in new environments, in different communities.
The International presence is done in the frame of UITP includes: member of LRT Committee, member of Executive Committee and Vice President of UITP (2013-2017), recently member of MENA Bus Committee.
Has a Ph.D. degree in Energetics and Engineering (“Contribution to evaluating and optimizing the energetic and availability performances of the urban electrical traction system”-2011, Oradea/Romania) was few years Associate Professor at the University of Oradea. Published documents in Scientific Revues or Conference Papers exceed seventy, and the English books about studies in Public Transport were translated in eight languages. From 2017 became External Member of the Hungarian Scientific Academy in the Regional Committee for Hungarians abroad, Budapest / HUNGARY.
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.
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.
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.
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