A’Saffa Foods names new CEO

A’Saffa Foods SAOG, the Sultanate’s largest integrated poultry producer, and Food Processing products provider, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Eng Mohammed Suhail al Shanfari (pictured) as CEO and will assume charge from January 1, 2019.
This follows the retirement of longstanding CEO Dr Nasser al Maawali who leaves the organisation at the end of this month.
Al Shanfari will be responsible for overseeing the complete operations, production, management, and expansion in accordance with the business strategy plans.
He brings two decades of broad experience, operations development, and market proficiency to ensure a long-term sustainable value proposition to all A’Saffa customers.
“I am incredibly happy to assume this new role and build the future of the company. With our dedicated colleagues and industry-leading services, we are all set to meet the rising needs of our customers,” said Al Shanfari. “We stay firm on driving lucrative growth with continued stress on quality, innovation, and expansion to capitalise on investor value.” He added.
Al Shanfari has served as Chief Operating Officer since he joined the Company in April 2017. He is a former Director General of Animal Wealth at the Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (MoAF).
“The Board is thankful for Al Maawali’s extensive years of service and leadership,” said Shaikh Rashid Saif al Saadi, A’Saffa Foods Chairman. “We appreciate and support his decision to step down and are grateful for his many achievements. We wish him a happy and contented post-retirement life. I am confident that working with Eng Mohammed al Shanfari, our new CEO, the Company will continue to enjoy constant success in the future.”