Huda Buhumaid

Buhumaid successfully steers Dubai Holding's marketing and communications strategy, with oversight for the group’s portfolio of companies, including Jumeirah Group, Dubai Properties, TECOM Group, Dubai Asset Management, Dubai Retail and Arab Media Group.

Huda Buhumaid is Dubai Holding’s Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility for the conglomerate’s branding, marketing, corporate communications, public relations and corporate social responsibility.

Since joining Dubai Holding in 2006, Buhumaid has successfully launched several strategic projects both at the corporate office level and at its portfolio companies, which have received numerous national and international awards.

Prior to joining Dubai Holding’s Corporate Office, Buhumaid was Managing Director – Marketing & Communications at Dubai Group, where she oversaw the marketing and communications strategies for Dubai Group’s subsidiaries in various international markets. Buhumaid successfully developed and launched new brand identities for companies such as Borse Dubai, Emirates Investment Authority, as well as re-branding Dubai International Financial Exchange into NASDAQ Dubai.

Previously, Buhumaid worked with Citibank UAE as Assistant Vice President – Marketing and Business Development. At Citibank, Buhumaid launched several “first” initiatives, including the online and mobile banking services, which received several advertising recognitions.

Buhumaid is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Programme, INSEAD, UAE, and holds a Master’s Degree in Organisational Excellence with Honours from Bradford University, UK and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai.

Buhumaid is a board member at Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, Dubai Women's Establishment, "Hala China" (a Dubai Holding and Meraas joint venture), and Uptown School Advisory Board. She is the Vice Chair of the Private Sector Advisory Council and a member of Dubai International Communications Committee. 

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