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The Americana Group leadership consists of a distinguished team with exceptional business acumen and a strategic vision in their respective fields. They Lead by example and embrace the company values as they drive the growth of the organization

Mr. Mohamed Ali Rashed Alabbar Chairman
Mr. Abdulmalik Al Hogail Vice Chairman
Mr. Tarek Jawad Sakka Director
Mr. Hammad Abdulla Al Shamsi Director
Mr. Kevin Higgins Independent Director
Mr. Zein Abdalla Independent Director
Mr. Lionel Zinsou Derlin Independent Director


Our management team brings decades of experience from within the food industry, having worked in some of the largest international food brands globally.

Mr. Kesri Kapur Group Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Faisal Bari Group Chief Financial Officer
MR. Glen Helton Chief Executive Officer - Restaurants


To be the global leader in food industry, and maximize long-term shareholder return, by consistently delighting consumers with a portfolio of brands they love and an exceptional service

This vision brings together all our divisions and sub-brands under one umbrella to serve our customers and provide them with the best possible experience.

Great People, Great Food = Great Company!


Americana Restaurants:

This division owns exclusive franchise rights for the management and the operation over 1800 restaurants that represent of some of the world’s leading food & beverage outlets in 13 markets across the Middle East, North Africa, and CIS.

Americana Foods:

This division is responsible for the manufacturing and distribution of a diversified food product portfolio including red meat, chicken products, canned beans, dairy, frozen vegetables, pastries, cold sandwiches, biscuits and cakes, chips and snacks.


Agility & Innovation

We operate with a sense of urgency and swiftly adapt to market changes. We have a superior understanding of our customers and their needs and reinvent ourselves and our products in order to remain relevant. We continually seek to find solutions, improve processes, and take informed risks that will positively impact our customers and enhance company performance.


We strive for excellence in everything that we say and do, and aim to exceed expectations. We are always looking at ways to improve and continuously benchmark ourselves against others. We take pride in our brands, products, service and heritage.


We always do the right thing at all times, even if no one is watching. We are honest, transparent and inspire trust. We keep promises and commitments made to others and deal with issues directly and openly. We value diversity and recognize the importance of our differences.

Customer Obsession

We exceed customer expectations everyday by providing quality products and exceptional service. We believe customer obsession involves all levels and areas of the organization and is part of our daily activities.


We achieve our best results through teamwork and shared goals. We actively engage in team discussions and seek the input and feedback of others. We personally commit to the success and well-being of teammates and aim to create an unparalleled and diverse work environment that attracts, develops, and retains the best people.

Ownership Mindset

We monitor our business closely, make difficult decisions, and treat every dollar as if it is our own. We make careful use of company resources, invest in only good costs, and ensure all investments are carefully considered, justified and value accretive. We are focused, lead by example and take responsibility for our actions. We value meritocracy and recognize and reward exceptional performance at every level.