Spotlight: Abdulla Al Humaidi, CEO of Kuwait European Holding
Abdulla Al Humaidi is the CEO of Kuwait European Holding, a venture capital company that invests in companies with large growth potential. The company’s investments include M&A and equity stake in many industries such as healthcare, renewable energy, and logistics. Abdulla Al Humaidi has over 30 years of international experience across various sectors, including banking and financial services, IT solutions for major corporations and governments worldwide.
In addition, he specializes in telecommunications infrastructure projects in the Asia-Pacific region, construction projects in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Abdulla Al Humaidi has served in various management positions, including CEO, board member and senior executive. He has an engineering degree from the University of Alexandria, MBA from Harvard Business School with distinction, a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from HEC Paris, Chartered Engineer status through the UK’s Engineering Council, Fellow Member of Cambridge College and Distinguished Alumnus award at Cairo University.
The successful investor Abdulla Al Humaidi is currently serving as the Chairman & Managing Director for Kuwait European Holding Company which he co-founded in 2010. The successful investor was also Founding Vice President for the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, followed by his role as Senior Partner for Enterprise Development Consultancy firm Strategy& based out of Dubai UAE. Here, Abdulla Al Humaidi worked on several International M&A transactions across Europe and the Middle East.
Abdulla has been recognized several times for his professional work with awards such as “Most Influential CEO in Kuwait” (2013) and “Top Business Leader of 2013”. He was also listed among the Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs by Arabian Business magazine. The Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs is a prestigious title given to those who have earned it through their unique business understanding over the years. Abdulla Al Humaidi continues to be an inspiration for many young entrepreneurs around him. He believes that if you want success in life, make sure your goals align with what excites you personally because only then will people follow you wholeheartedly on this journey called life.