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Edward Hamod

Emirates Food Industries

Chief Operations Officer of Emirates Food Industries, a National Holding company headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  Emirates Food Industries (EFI) holds manufacturing, processing, dairy, logistics, and distribution activities across the UAE.  EFI consists of more than 10 companies and partnership models that include National Feed and Flour Production & Marketing, National Dairy Farm, Masakin Dairy Farm, National Bags Factory, and Al Rawdah Veterinary Services.  Emirates Food Industries is also in the process of commissioning a new state of the art dairy plant with a milk production capacity of around 100 million liters per year.
As part of his role, Mr. Hamod also heads National Feed and Flour Production & Marketing LLC (NFFPM), one of the largest animal feed producers and distributors in the UAE.  Mr. Hamod manages the full operation at National Feed and Flour (NFFPM) which includes two large animal feed mills both in Abu Dhabi and Jebel Ali with a total capacity of 720,000 Metric Tons per year, a sea side grain terminal, and agricultural lands and investements overseas.
Mr. Hamod graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from The Ohio State University.  After working in the field of telecom consulting for two years with American Management Systems (Now CGI Group), Mr. Hamod joined Wipro Technologies in its France office and lead consulting projects in Oil, Electricity & Gas in both the U.S.A. and Europe before returning for his MBA at Boston University Graduate School of Management.
In 2005, Mr. Hamod founded, owned, and managed Al Manal Food Industries, one of the largest commodities trading and food processing companies in Syria.  Mr. Hamod moved to Dubai in 2013 as Managing Partner of Terra Biroya Agro DMCC, a commodities trading and consulting house.  At Terra Biroya, Mr. Hamod led the design, built, and commissioning of Sounbula Mills FZE in Jebel Ali, one of the newest and most sophisticated wheat flour mills in the UAE before joining National Feed and Flour in June 2015.
Mr. Hamod is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Abu Dhabi Food Security Center.

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