Qassim Ibrahim SeddiqiDirector
Qassim Ibrahim has a wide-ranging role at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, which encompasses managing the company’s boutiques at Wafi, one of Dubai’s most stylish malls.
He is the Director of Sales for Wafi, overseeing the seven numbers of showrooms.
Following the footsteps of his cousins and brothers, Qassim Ibrahim traveled abroad for his university studies and broadened his knowledge of the business world. He obtained his degree in Bachelor of Science in Buisness Administration from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA.
Qassim Ibrahim joined the company in 1995, starting off in the sales department where he became immersed in the company’s culture of excellence. He continued in the sales department until 1997, gaining an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of the brands.
In 1998, he worked side-by-side with the current company chairman, Abdulmagied Ahmed Seddiqi, in the Bur Dubai branch to advance his knowledge about the family business.
After three years at Bur Dubai, Qassim Ibrahim Seddiqi and his brother Mohammed Ibrahim Seddiqi, a company board member, moved to Dubai’s Wafi mall where they oversaw the Chopard boutique.
With Wafi one of the busiest locations for Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, Qassim Ibrahim’s role soon widened to overseeing all of the boutiques.
Despite such a demanding role, family is at the forefront of Qassim Ibrahim’s life - just as his father was an inspiration and role model to him, Qassim Ibrahim passes on his knowledge and experience to his five children.
He is a father of three girls and two boys, the oldest child, Mohammed is 15 years old and the youngest child, Haya was born in February 2010. Qassim Ibrahim loves reading – a hobby influenced by his father and his wide collection of books includes those passed on by his father. He also enjoys sports, particularly football.