Rabih Karam is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Al Ain Holding. He is responsible for developing the corporate strategy, supporting its implementation and ensuring its alignment across all business sectors. Rabih oversees the investments and the special projects for the group. He is also responsible for the corporate governance and for streamlining the system and process within the group.
Rabih has over 23 years of experience in property and hotel development, asset management and private equity. During his 14 years with the group, he has held a number of senior positions. Rabih was the Chief Executive Officer of Al Ain Properties and then Acting Chief Executive Officer of Al Ain Capital, the investment arm of the group. He was formerly the Assistant General Manager for the Executive Affairs at the Private Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the then UAE Deputy Prime Minister.
Rabih is a member of the Board of Trustee of The Sheikh Zayed Private Academies for Girls and for Boys. He also sits on the board of Capital Group Properties (Egypt).
Prior to joining Al Ain Holding, Rabih worked for the Gargash Corporate Management Office in Dubai. He also held various senior positions for InterContinental Hotels and Marriott Hotels.
Rabih holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Notre Dame University. He has also attended several executive management programmes at top institutions such as INSEAD, Harvard Business School and London Business School.