Paul O’Flaherty has recently rejoined the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, as the CEO for Al Naboodah Group Enterprises.
O’Flaherty was previously with the Group from 2007 to 2009, as CFO for Al Naboodah Construction Group LLC. This time he joins in a more senior position, driving business for Enterprises, which is a newly set up company responsible for both the construction and commercial sectors for the conglomerate.
He started his career in 1986 with PricewaterhouseCoopers, South Africa, and was with this accountancy practice for over 15 years. Since then he has held several senior financial roles, and more recently, from 2014 was CEO of ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited and remains a non-executive director with them. He also has just been appointed as an independent non-executive director to the Boards of Barclays Africa Group and Absa Bank.
Juma Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, Group Executive Chairman, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, said, “O’Flaherty is joining at a critical time for us, as we set up our Enterprises team. He has amazing financial skills and true determination to bring to the company. His Enterprises management team will be working alongside the top management team of Holding, the parent business”.
O’Flaherty will be establishing growth strategies and embedding employee engagement.
Abdullah Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, Chairman, Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Holding, said, “We are pleased to welcome Paul back to the Group. His hire can only strengthen the already strong Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah businesses, helping to bring direction and leadership.”