Doha - 28 February 2019
The Board of Directors of Barwa Real Estate Company has announced the acceptance of the resignation of Mr. Salman bin Mohammed Ahmed Al Hassan Al Mohannadi as CEO of Barwa Real Estate Group, and the assignment of Mr. Issa Bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, as Managing Director to assume the functions of the Group's Executive Management as of March 1, 2019. Mr. Issa Al Mohannadi is an experienced and competent Qatari national with more than 25 years of experience in the fields of Real estate development, tourism, infrastructure and also project development. Mr. Issa Al Muhannadi has worked held executive positions in many national companies and institutions. He served as Chairman of the Qatar Tourism Authority. He also served as CEO of Musheireb Properties of which he contributed in its foundation. He also held several executive positions at Ras Laffan LNG including a business manager and manager of infrastructure projects, as well as director of operations projects, contributing to the launch and development of several strategic projects. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Qatar Green Building Council. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Racing and Equestrian Club and a member of the Board of Directors of Doha Film Institute and Qatar Airways.
Mr. Issa Al-Mohannadi holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas. He holds degrees in Project Management training from Georgetown University in Washington, the Applied Management Certificate from INSEAD and specialized certificates in leadership from Kellogg University and Harvard University.
HE Mr. Salah Bin Ghanim Al Ali, Chairman and Board of Directors, thanked Mr. Salman Bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi for his performance during the last four years as the Group's CEO and wished him success in his career. The Chairman of the Board and members of the Board wished all the success for Mr. Issa Al Mohannadi in his new duties and expressed the great confidence that the Group attaches to him and his aspiration for his role in continuing the development process that is being witnessed.