Global Meets Local – Top 50 Executives Regional Executives Heading International Companies
Rank: #44

Hamid Haqparwar

Sector: Automobiles
Company: BMW Group
Designation: Managing Director, Middle East
Nationality: German
Headquarters: Germany
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Haqparwar joined BMW Group as an intern in 2005. In March 2020, he led the company’s work with Dubai Police to remind 29,000 customers to stay at home through its ConnectedDrive system. The company used the lockdown period to launch an eSports system in the Middle East, including tournaments, coaching programs, and a podcast. BMW also launched a Summer Fortnite Gaming Festival and its LVL Up Academy in 2020. Under Haqparwar’s leadership, BMW aims to further develop its operations in the electrification sector in 2021.