Talal Yousuf Mohammed Najibi
Founder & Executive Chairman
Talal Yousuf Mohammed Najibi, the CEO and Founder of the Najibi General Trading Company LLC, started his career with the group in 1994. Mr. Najibi joined the company in the materials division under Coastal Trading, a contracting company, where he worked up until 1998. Post a successful tenure with the division, Mr. Najibi was put in charge of the galvanising division until 2001, after which he took over the managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) roles for the entire Najibi Group in 2003.
Leveraging his degree in business finance from the Schiller University in London, Mr. Najibi succeeded in growing the company through his visionary foresight and business acumen. Mr. Najibi’s progressive management style was instrumental in creating corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes over the years and developing close ties with several charitable institutions, including the notable Rashid Paediatrics Therapy Centre.
Mr. Najibi, the son of Yusuf Mohammed Najibi, is also on the board of directors. He possesses a comprehensive portfolio as current managing director of Union Industries and Al Wasmi. In spite of his suite of titles, Mr. Najibi makes time for his passions – football, traveling and, above all, his family.