Chief Executive Officer
Retail - Marketing, PR & Advertising - FMCG Food / Drink

Job Title: 
Chief Executive Officer
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
Marketing, PR & Advertising
FMCG Food / Drink
Middle East
Base Salary: 
About this position: 


Our client is a leading middle east conglomerate with interests across various business sectors including consumer goods and retail

Due to a restructure, they are looking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to lead a multicategory retail business in the Middle East.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the Group Chair, you will hold full strategic responsibility for a market leading Multichannel Retail group in the region, in a highly autonomous leadership position.


  • Will lead and mentor the senior management team across to deliver exceptional commercial and operational performance levels.
  • Will hold top to top relationships with international business/ brand partners and suppliers across various channels and represent the business at the highest level within industry.
The Person: 
  • Degree and ideally MBA educated with extensive experience leading a multichannel operation. Ideal candidate will have premium multicategory experience including Grocery with previous P&L above $1bn.


  • Significant achievements in a general management role with the ability to prove you can work closely alongside suppliers and third parties (brand owners) to increase performance.


  • An inspirational business leader capable of operating in a high-profile role during a period of transition and targeted growth.


  • Experience leading digital change agendas (commercial and operational) would be highly advantageous.