Sheikh Mohammed restructures boards of various organisations

Dubai ruler appoints new members to boards of British University in Dubai, Dubai Cares, Dubai Women Establishment and Watani Al Emarat Foundation

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, UAE Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, issued a series of decrees on the restructuring of the boards of various organisations in the emirate.

The decrees include changes to the board of trustees of the British University in Dubai and the boards of directors of Dubai Cares, the Dubai Women Establishment, better known as DWE, and Watani Al Emarat Foundation, the emirate's media office said on July 31.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed will chair the board of trustees of the British University in Dubai while the head of the university will serve as vice chairman.

Other members include Hussain Al Sayegh, Ahmad Al Muhairbi, Sheikha Hind Ali Rashid Al Mualla, as well as a representative each from Dubai Holding, the British Council in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Emirates NBD, Rolls-Royce International, the British Business Group and Atkins.

The board of trustees will serve for three years, effective from the date of the decree.

A second decree said the board of directors of Dubai Cares will be chaired by Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Co-operation, while Tariq Al Gurg will serve as vice chairman.

Other board members include Sami Al Qamzi, Abdulla Karam and Sultan Al Shamsi. The board's term is renewable after three years.

A third decree named DWE managing director Mona Al Marri as chairwoman of the board of directors of the DWE, with Hala Badri as her deputy.

Other members of the board include Huda Al Hashimi, Huda Buhumaid, Khawla Al Mehairi, Mona Bu Samra, Fahima Al Bastaki, Aljoud Lootah and Moaza Al Marri, in addition to the chief executive of DWE.

The last decree issued directives for the board of directors of Watani Al Emarat Foundation, which will be chaired by Tamim Al Muhairi.

Other members include Saeed Al Aweem as vice chairman, Mohammed Al Theeb, Mohammed Al Hali, Dherar Belhoul, Abdulla Al Jatbi and Mohammed Al Tayer.

The three decrees are effective from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

Updated: August 1st 2021, 4:20 PM