Leading UAE businessman wins coveted Gama award

Dubai: Shahid N. Khan, a leading UAE-based businessman has recently received a coveted Global Innovation Award for outstanding achievement in UK.


Khan is a well-known CEO in the GCC region with a huge International experience in Retail, FMCG, F&B and B2B sector.

Held every year in Manchester, UK, in the presence of owners and CEOs of international FMCG companies, and watched online by professionals around the world, the Gama Innovation Awards gathered the FMCG industry’s finest this year at the city’s Bridgewater Hall.

Khan clinched the global innovation award for his outstanding achievements over the years in the FMCG business. He has worked in senior leadership positions in several Asian, Middle Eastern and American countries for blue chip organisations including Unilever, IFFCO, Alghanim and Al Homaizi and Al Islami Foods.

Gama’s founder and CEO Cesar Pereira during the event mentioned Khan has built a reputation for turning local, family businesses into international power brands, raising the profile of the Middle East consumer goods industry globally

Khan, who was awarded the prestigious accolade in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Donna Ludford, added: “I am honoured to receive this award, which is a recognition based on many years of building companies and brands in the GCC region.”

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