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Blue Star forms subsidiary company

Blue Star International FZCO will be headquartered in Dubai; Dawood Bin Ozair has been appointed as its Chief Executive Officer

| | Jul 9, 2017 | 11:16 am
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Dubai, UAE, July 9, 2017: With the objective of further expanding its international footprint, Blue Star Limited has formed a 100% subsidiary company, Blue Star International FZCO, with effect from May 30, 2017, the company said through a Press communiqué. Headquartered in Dubai, Blue Star International FZCO will house the International Business Group of Blue Star Limited, comprising its Product Exports business and its MEP Projects and Service Joint Ventures in Malaysia, Oman and Qatar.

Dawood Bin Ozair has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Star International FZCO, with effect from May 30, 2017. He is an engineering graduate from Aligarh Muslim University, in Aligarh, India, and has worked with Engineering Projects India Ltd, Voltas Ltd and GIBCA Group, before moving to Al-Futtaim Engineering, Dubai, in 1980, Blue Star said through the communiqué. In his 35 years with Al-Futtaim Group, he has worked in a variety of leadership roles. Since 2014, Dawood was the Senior Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Engineering Group, where he was heading a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation operating in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt. Al-Futtaim Engineering Group companies include Al-Futtaim Engineering, Al-Futtaim Technologies and Al-Futtaim Electronics. 

Dawood is a member of ASHRAE, Indian Professional & Business Council and the American Business Council, Dubai. According to the communiqué, he is a recipient of numerous prestigious recognitions, such as ‘Best performance and brand growth’ award from Toto, Japan and the ‘Indian Innovator Award’ from Enterprise Middle East magazine.

Bin Ozair said: “Being part of the HVAC industry for a long time, I have always looked up to Blue Star with its rich heritage of being a leader in cooling products for over seven decades. I am extremely delighted to be a part of the Blue Star family. My new role is exciting as well as challenging, and I look forward to it.”


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