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Adel Abubakar

Managing Director of DUBAL America Inc.

Adel Abubakar

Managing Director of DUBAL America Inc.

Adel Abubakar is Managing Director for DUBAL America Inc.

Adel has held this role since 2012, operating out of DAI’s office in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He reports directly to the board of directors and is responsible for the seamless day-to-day operation of DAI’s business in North America.

Prior to this, Adel joined Dubai Aluminium (“DUBAL”) in 2006 as Senior Manager, Business Development for New Aluminium Smelter Projects. He was directly involved in key negotiations that lead to the creation of Emirates Aluminium (“EMAL”), which is currently  the largest single site smelter in the world. Both DUBAL and EMAL are now operating subsidiaries of Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”). In 2009, Adel joined the Marketing & Sales department at DUBAL and was responsible for the Europe & the Americas region.

With a bachelor’s degree in Finance from an American University and over a decade’s experience working in the banking industry including a major multinational bank, ADEL is well versed in international business and has well developed financial acumen.

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