Huda Buhumaid is Dubai Holding’s Chief Marketing Officer responsible for the Group’s branding, marketing, corporate communications and corporate social responsibility functions.
Since joining Dubai Holding in 2006, Huda has successfully launched several strategic projects both at the Dubai Holding corporate office and across its portfolio companies, which have received numerous national and international awards.
Prior to joining Dubai Holding’s Corporate Office, Huda was Managing Director – Marketing & Communications at Dubai Group. Huda successfully developed and launched new brand identities for companies such as Borse Dubai, Emirates Investment Authority, as well as re-branding Dubai International Financial Exchange into NASDAQ Dubai.
Previously, Huda worked with Citibank UAE as Assistant Vice President – Marketing and Business Development. Huda launched several “first” initiatives, including the online and mobile banking services, which received several advertising recognitions.
Huda is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Programme, INSEAD, UAE, and holds a Master’s Degree in Organisational Excellence with Honours from Bradford University, UK and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai.
Huda is a board member at Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation, Dubai Women's Establishment, and Hala China. She is the Vice Chair of the Private Sector Advisory Council and a member of Dubai International Communications Committee. Huda previously served as Vice Chairperson of Dubai First ( a consumer finance company), Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) and a board member at Khaleej Times (the UAE’s second largest newspaper).