Dr. Kamel Abdullah is the Chief Executive Officer of Exeed Industries. Having moved into this role in August 2011, he is spearheading the company’s move into the next phase of growth and consolidation.

Prior to joining Exeed Industries, Dr. Abdullah was the CEO of Rani Investment, and Executive Vice Chairman of Aujan Industries, the largest privately-owned beverage and confectionary company in the GCC. During his tenure,  the group implemented its strategic plan with success in expanding production, revenues, profits, and international geographic expansion.

Kamel Abdallah has also served as regional Group Vice President, and Deputy General Manager-COO of Est. F.A. Kettaneh a company founded in 1922 that acts as exclusive distributor in for leading multinationals in a number of sectors in the region.

Dr. Abdallah has been a strategic management consultant and an executive management trainer. He has served as Asst Vice President of The American University of Beirut and Director of its Center for Business Excellence. He has held senior advisory roles with various local and regional companies, as well as international non-private organizations.

Kamel Abdallah holds a PhD in Strategic Management from The Ohio State University, Masters Degrees in International Trade and Finance from the American University in Washington D.C. and Ohio State University and a BA in Economics from the American University of Beirut.  His teaching, research and publications are in the area of strategic management of multinational enterprises.