Ajaz Sheikh tops Caterer Middle East Power 50 2014

Zuma & Oblix global MD named most powerful person in the region's F&B industry

Ajaz Sheikh
Ajaz Sheikh

Zuma & Oblix global managing director Ajaz Sheikh has been placed on the top spot in the Caterer Middle East Power List 2014.

Sheikh was the regional managing director for Zuma, but as a result of his efforts with the brand in the region, has been promoted to becoming the global managing director of the company. He will officially begin this role in January 2015.


He’s excited about the new challenge, and said: "I’m super proud as someone from the Middle East will head the global operations and the growth of the business.”

Zuma Dubai celebrated its sixth anniversary this year, with continued double digit growth. In 2014, Sheikh opened Zuma Abu Dhabi and achieved profit within the first month of operations.

In additon, his responsibilities included the Zuma brand in Turkey. He will also be involved with the opening of Zuma New York in January 2015.

The entire Caterer Middle East Power List 2014 ranking will be available soon online and in the December issue of Caterer Middle East.

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