Executive Team

Executive Team

The leadership team comprises of an experienced group of management and technical professionals. Their international experience and deep-rooted regional expertise underpin the confidence and ambition with which we seek to build our aspirations.

WAEL

WAEL AHMED ITANI​

CEO
SHAMIL-AHMED-JIFFREY

Shamil Ahmed Jiffrey

Finance Manager
JALILA-SAEED-AL-DERAZI

Jalila Saeed Al Derazi

HR & Admin Manager
DR.-JALALUDDIN-CHEMMENGATH

Dr. Jalaluddin Chemmengath

Farms Operations Manager
DR.-ANEEZ-AZEEZ

Dr. Aneez Azeez

Veterinarian
Hussain-Abdulnabi-1

Hussain Abdulnabi

Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager
Mohamed-Abdulhadi

Mohamed Abdulhadi

Technical Manager

WAEL AHMED ITANI

CEO
Joined General Poultry Company on March’19

A Bahraini National with a BS in Public Administration & Political Science from the American University of Beirut and MS in International Political Economy. Comes with an acumen of 27 years experience within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector that were acquired working with leading MNCs: SONY, ITG & ENERGIZER.
Carries a proven track record in developing purpose-led brands, driving consumer centric sales and leading management across various geographic regions: MEA, G.C.C & India.

 

Shamil Ahmed Jiffrey

Finance Manager
Joined General Poultry Company on April’ 2004

A Sri-Lankan national with ACA, CMA and a B.Sc in Estate Management & Valuation, from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri-Lanka.
Comes with an acumen of 28 years of Accounting & Auditing experience of which 21 years were spent within the G.C.C and acquired working with leading accounting & consultancy organizations: Ernst & Young, KPMG & Grant Thornton.
Carries a proven track record with General Poultry Company after having rotated across multiple functions overseeing the commercial function, managing the accounting and financial function and leading as Acting General Manager.

Jalila Saeed Al Derazi

HR & Admin Manager
Joined General Poultry Company on December’19

A Bahraini National with a B.Sc. in Business Management from Kingdom University, Associated Diploma in Chemical Engineering from University of Bahrain and Diploma in Human Resources Management from Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, CIPD-level 5.
Comes with an acumen of 16 years experience in Human Capital Development within Insurance and Automobile sectors that were acquired working with Solidarity-Bahrain (Takaful Insurance) & Ebrahim K. Kanoo.
Carries a proven track record in developing Human Capital Departments, setting Policies and Procedures, managing Employee Relations and conducting Recruitment, Training & Development.

Dr. Jalaluddin Chemmengath

Farms Operations Manager
Joined General Poultry Company on October’19

An Indian National with BSc in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry from Kerala Agricultural University.
Comes with an acumen of 28 years experience across various sectors within the Poultry Industry: Layer, Broiler, Breeder, Hatchery, Feed Mill & Poultry Processing acquired working with Al Wataniya Poultry, KUPCO, NAIF Poultry & Kerala Government’s Poultry Authority.
Carries a proven track record in Poultry Projects Deployment within GCC and India.

Dr. Aneez Azeez

Farms Operations Manager
Joined General Poultry Company on June’15

An Indian National with a BSc. in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry from Kerala Agricultural University.
Comes with an acumen of 5 years experience with Layer Poultry that were acquired working with Rahima Poultry Farm- KSA & Government of Kerala Poultry Authority.
Carries a proven track record in Birds health sustainability, Dis-infection & Vaccination program implementation, Ventilation & Feeding management, Laboratory testing & sample collection, Food Safety & Quality Standards implementation.

HUSSAIN ABDULNABI

Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager
Joined General Poultry Company in September 2019

A Bahraini national with a diploma in Sales & Marketing Management, Hussain brings with him over 19 years of proven sales experience in FMCG and telecom sectors. Prior to joining GPC, Hussain was handling Channel Sales at STC, Bahrain and for 10 years at BMMI, Bahrain before that. A highly skilled sales professional, Hussain brings with him excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and has been recognized for his outstanding contribution to achieving organizational goals

MOHAMED ABDULHADI

Technical Manager
Joined General Poultry Company in August 2020

A Bahraini national, Mohamed Abdulhadi holds a BS in Mechatronic Engineering from AMA University, Kingdom of Bahrain

Mohamed has 13 years of experience in Electrical & Instrument engineering with proven expertise in project maintenance and installation. He oversees maintenance activities at the farm and is responsible for facility maintenance and optimum efficiencies in equipment performance. Prior to joining General Poultry Company, Mohamed Abdulhadi was working with Midal Cables