Board Of Directors

Mr. Osama D. Abdellatif

Mr. Osama is a renowned businessman and the Chairman of DAL Group, with various businesses held across Sudan, UAE, UK, and East and North Africa. He joined DAL Group in 1975, originally as a salesman in Sudanese Tractors and rose to eventually becoming DAL Group Managing Director in 1985. Later he took over as the Chairman of the Board in 1989 (a position he holds to date). Notable milestones under his leadership include: starting Sayga Investment Company, which is the market leader for wheat products in Sudan, established DAL Food Industries, Coca Cola bottling plant and manufacturer of other soft drinks, started Capo Dairy which is a market leader in processed dairy products, and started DAL Motors that now has exclusive dealerships with Mitsubishi and Mercedes. Other than his position with DAL Group, he holds various other board roles, including as the Chairman of Agricultural Investment Holding Company (Ethmar) Limited, Invictus Holding Limited, and has been the Chairman of Invictus Investment Company PLC.

Mr. Syed Basar Shueb

Syed Basar Shueb is an accomplished and respected senior executive, has substantial and diversified experience in the processing, manufacturing, construction, finance and service industries, and was listed in the Middle East’s top-tier of CEOs by Forbes in 2021; known to be a decisive and pragmatic leader and for his skill in creating and nurturing cohesive and focused business units that grow profitable bottom lines. Syed Basar Shueb is the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and a member of the Board of Directors of International Holding Company PJSC (IHC) since July, 2019 and has contributed to IHC being in the top 10 performers of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange listed companies. He is also the Vice Chairman of Alpha Dhabi Holding PJSC. Syed Basar has also held the position of Group Chief Executive Officer of the Pal Group of Companies since 2000 and holds board and leadership positions on several other high-profile companies, including Reem Finance PJSC, Chimera Investments, and Keyhole TIG (K-TIG) Limited, and is one of the key players in the UAE’s utilities services sector through PAL District Cooling. Syed Basar has been recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which aims to strengthen the role of the private sector by supporting and ensuring the representation of companies of all sizes, in all economic sectors. He also has been acting as the Vice Chairman and the Board of Director of Invictus Investment Co. PLC.

Mr. Amir D. Abdellatif

Amir is the CEO and Managing Director of Invictus Investment Company PLC and for its 100% owned subsidiary, Invictus Trading FZE (Invictus). Amir joined DAL Group businesses in 1990 and was the pioneer in setting up and building Invictus business in UAE. Previously, he also served in a Directorial capacity at DAL Motors, Sutrac, and DAL Food Industries. Invictus as the trading company, was set up in 2014. Based in UAE, the company manages: a) supplier relationships (procurement of raw materials) for African entities; b) customer relationships (sales of finished goods internationally); and c) other trading business in Invictus’ area of expertise. Since its establishment in 2014, Invictus has grown significantly under Amir’s leadership and now trades over AED 5.9 billion in top line and is a fast growing trading business with ambition to grow its product and geographic footprint further to become a major market-maker in its product areas. Amir has acting as the Board of Director of Invictus Investment Co. PLC since its establishment in March 2022.