Reem Mall appoints Gary Burrows as COO


January 13, 2019 | By RetailME Bureau

Al Farwaniya Property Developments, the developer behind Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall, has announced the appointment of Gary Burrows as the company’s chief operating officer.

Having worked in over 35 different countries including major business centres such as London, Dubai, Moscow, Budapest and Prague, Burrows brings more than 29 years of international property management experience specialising in retail, leisure, entertainment and mixed-use assets.

At Al Farwaniya Property Developments, Burrows will be responsible for key aspects of the development and delivery of the $1.2 billion Reem Mall project.

Commenting on the new appointment, Shane Eldstrom, CEO at Al Farwaniya Property Developments, says, “Gary is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive the strategic direction and practical implementation of Reem Mall, and I have full confidence in Gary’s ability to make this project a great success. His approach and ideas are closely aligned with our vision and mission for Reem Mall and the wider Abu Dhabi, and I look forward to working closely together to deliver this fantastic new destination.”

“I am very pleased to be returning to the UAE and joining Al Farwaniya Property Developments as Chief Operating Officer. Reem Mall’s business proposition is very compelling, and I look forward to working with the team here to win the hearts and minds of partners, stakeholders and future customers, as we move towards completion. I am incredibly energised to help lead the company to its next phase of innovation and operational excellence,” adds Burrows.

Prior to joining Al Farwaniya Property Developments, Burrows worked with major international companies such as Cushman & Wakefield, Doughty Hanson, Al-Futtaim, Westfield and IKEA Centres, where he was involved with managing prime assets, overseeing refurbishment and redevelopments as well as advocating on new strategies in emerging markets. Burrows has also been responsible for launching the Croatian and Belarusian council of shopping centres.

Comments

comments

Previous Article Next Article

SHARE

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE /


Lulu Group partners with Amazon expanding grocery offerings to online customers in the UAE

Abu Dhabi based grocery retail chain Lulu Group has partnered with Amazon 

Continue Reading

November 24, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Food Tech Valley partners with Tradeling to boost UAE’s food ecosystem

UAE-government-led initiative Food Tech Valley – announced in 2021 by His Highness 

Continue Reading

November 17, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Lulu Hypermarket to open in The Dubai Mall in 2023

Abu Dhabi-based supermarket chain Lulu Hypermarket is all set to open in 

Continue Reading

November 10, 2022 | By Rupkatha B
Beyond Meat’s Q3 2022 results “disappointing”

Plant-based meat brand Beyond Meat’s financial results for the third quarter of 

Continue Reading

November 10, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Barakat unveils new biodegradable packaging

UAE’s fresh produce brand Barakat has launched bio-degradable packaging across its entire 

Continue Reading

October 27, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Pure Harvest CEO Sky Kurtz

UAE-based agritech start-up Pure Harvest Smart Farms has signed a Memorandum of 

Continue Reading

October 27, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Carrefour signed up as anchor tenant for Midtown Project

Carrefour, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim – Retail in the 

Continue Reading

October 27, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Grandiose Supermarket announces country-wide expansion plans

Grandiose Supermarket, part of Ghassan Aboud Group, has announced expansion plan in 

Continue Reading

October 26, 2022 | By Rupkatha B
100 years of Valrhona

The Valrhona journey began 100 years ago with a cocoa bean. Since 

Continue Reading

October 24, 2022 | By Justina Eitzinger
On-demand grocery delivery in 15 mins

Deliveroo UAE has announced the expansion of its rapid grocery delivery service 

Continue Reading

October 24, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) revealed that the UAE 

Continue Reading

October 17, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Abu Dhabi-based leading supermarket chain Lulu Group has appointed investment bankers Moelis 

Continue Reading

October 13, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau




f
Download Images RetailME Magazine