Silal has appointed Salmeen Obaid Alameri as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), according to media reports.
Silal is Abu Dhabi’s leading fresh produce and agritech company.
Alameri will work to drive the company’s strategic growth, harness leading capabilities and deploy advanced technology to secure strategic food reserves.
The responsibility of ensuring access to safe, nutritious and high-quality food for citizens and residents of the UAE will also lie with the CEO.
Alameri said, “Together, we will achieve the company’s vision to sustainably secure food for our present and future generations, and meet the requirements of the current and future phase for the next 50 years.”
He remarked: “ Enabling the growth of Abu Dhabi’s agricultural sector and empowering local farmers is remarkable, thereby supporting government’s efforts to enhance food value supply chains and ensure sustainable food reserves for the UAE residents.
Reportedly, Alameri has 20 years of experience in leading management positions across key economic sectors.