Before taking over as the Director of Operations at ANDS, Zaid was Head of Operations MENA and Turkey for JUUL LABS, while also responsible for the Supply Chain for EU Travel Retail.
He climbed the hierarchical ladder at PMI, handling various roles, from Operations Planning, Production Planning, and Supply Chain Management, to business commercial roles, such as; Commercial Field Management and Commercial Manager for IQOS/RRPs. He was also a part of the core team at Daimler AG in Germany in Procurement and SC Management.
Zaid composed and implemented the Route to Market of JUUL in EU/Duty-Free, and successfully introduced the new category of IQOS into PAA, creating the first market in the Arab world to have RRPs. He also led and successfully implemented Export Markets Operations Projects, including Logistics, Customer Service, and Demand Planning.
A Few words from Zaid:
“Operation is a key component of building a long-term sustainable business. Through the right logistical and operational infrastructure, my goal is to ensure that best quality products and better alternatives are delivered to our consumers from across the entire value chain network all the way up to their doorstep”.