Abdulmagied Ahmed SeddiqiChairman
Leading a successful company like Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons is no mean feat, but Abdulmagied is backed by more than four decades of experience.
As the son of Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons’ founder Ahmed Qasim Seddiqi, Abdulmagied was drawn to a career in the world of luxury watches and timepieces.
He completed his schooling in Dubai and furthered his education in Lausanne. After attaining a degree in Business Administration and Foreign Language (French), he helped open the company’s second showroom in the Bur Dubai district.
A humble man who has achieved a remarkable career and inspired many, Abdulmagied learnt the trade by working alongside his brothers. After the opening of the second showroom, Abdulmagied traveled extensively to Geneva and helped expand the company’s luxury brand portfolio.
His eye for detail and extraordinary business acumen saw him promoted to vice-chairman in 2003.
With the company’s rapid expansion, Abdulmagied took on the role of chairman in 2007. His wide-ranging role sees him continue the legacy of his late father and guide the new generation to continue the ethos of quality, service and exquisitely designed watches and jewellery. He is guided by a firm belief that that traditions are an integral part of any family-run organization.
A family man, Abdulmagied strives to balance his demanding job with time for his six children, four of whom are already active in the company, and his eight grand-children
The passion for unique and highest caliber watches is shared by all the Seddiqi family members and Abdulmagied also cultivates hobbies such as stamp-collecting, with an impressive collection of historic stamps. Abdumagied is an avid photographer and spends his vacations traveling to unique photographic destinations, such as the Far East.