Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi is the Chief Executive Officer of A.R.M. Holding and Dubai Real Estate Centre. He is overseeing a full-scale corporate restructure of the existing businesses to align them with the strategic direction of the holding company. He is responsible for furthering the vision of A.R.M. Holding and is launching new investment ventures in Dubai and the region to create opportunities that will inspire a brighter future for today’s society and upcoming generations.
He brings considerable leadership experience to his role at A.R.M. Holding having previously served as COO and then CEO of Dubai Design District (d3), the region’s first design-focused community, where he was instrumental in its growth and development. He is a strong advocate of youth talent, innovation and education. During his time at d3, he has supported showcases for regional universities and has been instrumental in the incredible success of the Global Grad Show, a segment of Dubai Design Week, which brings a wealth of international talent to the region.
Prior to that, Mohammad held several prominent roles in the broadcast and media industry and served as Deputy CEO of Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) where he developed the organisation’s strategy and analysed operational and performance efficiencies. He launched the first DMI native HD channels, developed its state-of-the-art technical infrastructure, and led the roll out of its digital offering. Mohammad was Senior Director of Broadcast & Media Services at Du Telecom Company before his time at DMI.
Mohammad holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the American University of Sharjah, and a Master’s degree in Digital Wireless Communications from the University of Leeds. He is a graduate of the EDAAD scholarship programme and of the Young Arab Leaders programme. He was voted amongst the most influential people in the Middle East in Digital Media.