Osama Ibrahim SeddiqiSVP Finance & Operations
Osama began his finance career in banking, gaining the skills and expertise to lead the company’s Finance and Administration and make the company one of the most successful in the region.
Through the family philosophy of personalized customer care, Osama built the foundations for his career.
Like his father and uncles before him, Osama looked forward to spending his school vacations in the Seddiqi family showrooms, working as a sales assistant.
Most importantly, he learned the family tradition of treating customers as long term friends, rather than occasional acquaintances. To this day, he often personally delivers watches to customers at their home or majlis.
Osama is the son of the late Chairman, Ibrahim Ahmed Seddiqi and a third generation member of the Seddiqi family.
After completing his Bachelors’ Degree in the United States, Osama returned to the United Arab Emirates, where he joined the National Bank of Dubai.
Osama quickly climbed the corporate ladder, working his way from Branch Manager to the Relationship Manager of large corporate accounts.
He joined the family business in 2005 to continue the tradition of building the family business.
With Osama’s experience in business administration and finance, the family business grew into a fully fledged holding company. As the Vice President of Finance at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, Osama Ibrahim Seddiqi is responsible for the ‘back end’ of the business including the financial management, and legal matters. Osama also holds serves on the Company’s Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
In his spare time, Osama enjoys flying his impressive collection of toy planes and helicopters. He reads a regular piece on Islamic History. He has his own collection of watch tools and is planning to learn the art of watch making from one of the world’s best teachers, the chief watch technician at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons.