Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #3

Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum

Sector: Aviation
Company: The Emirates Group
Designation: Chairman & CEO
Nationality: Emirati
Residence: U.A.E.

Emirates Airline has become a global airline under Sheikh Ahmed’s leadership. Today it covers more than 150 destinations across six continents with a fleet of 270 aircraft. For the 2019/20 financial year, Emirates Group reported revenues of $28.3 billion and assets worth $51.3 billion. Sheikh Ahmed also chairs several boards, including Emirates NBD, Dubai Holding, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, Dubai Airports, Dubai Petroleum, and the Dubai World Trade Centre. His government positions include chairing the Dubai Supreme Council for Energy, the Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee, and the Executive Committee Authority for Expo 2020. He sits on the boards of the Investment Corporation of Dubai, the General Civil Aviation Authority of the U.A.E., and the Dubai Council for Economic Affairs.