Naveed Dowlatshahi, General manager, Foodmark Naveed Dowlatshahi, General manager, Foodmark

3 Naveed Dowlatshahi, General manager,

Heading up Landmark Group’s Foodmark division is Naveed Dowlatshahi – a veteran of the UAE F&B scene.

Born and educated in the UK, Dowlatshahi started his career in the automotive industry and later progressed into retail – but after moving on to F&B he found his true calling, and hasn’t looked back.

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Since moving to Dubai in 2004, he’s worked for Gourmet Gulf Company, Dubai Holding, BinHendi Enterprises and most recently the Landmark Group.

Established brands such as Carluccio’s, The Meat Company and Mango Tree have all made their Middle East debuts under the Foodmark umbrella.

Today, handling Foodmark’s multiple operations across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Qatar, Dowlatshahi has the opportunity to put 20 years of industry experience to good use – currently working on plans to expand operations into Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and the broader Levant.

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