Shireen El Khatib

Chief Executive Officer, Shopping Malls, Majid Al Futtaim

Holder of Bachelor of Arts in International Business Administration from the American University in Paris since 1985.
As a retailer, introduced the first luxury brand franchises in Dubai in the early nineties. Opened Harvey Nichols Dubai in 2006, the largest outside the UK; and launched Bloomindale's in 2010, the first store outside the USA. Managed a portfolio of over 30 luxury brands and a hundred boutiques across the GCC in Apparel, Fine Jewellery & watches and Home over 20nyears.
Recognized in 2008 by Time Magazine as one of ten women who revolutionized luxury in the world.
Currently CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Shopping Malls.
Renowned for being the god mother of luxury retail in the Middle East, and for having strong leadership skills, transforming cultures and aligning teams within the work place.
I am interested in retail and shopping trends, as well as new tech supporting exceptional customer experience.
I love travelling, cooking, music and art.