kazim awan chief executive officer at cupola group

Kazim Raza Awan

Chief Executive Officer

As Cupola Group MEA’s Chief Executive Officer, Kazim is responsible for providing strategic direction, managing the company’s overall growth and strengthening its financial performance.

Kazim has extensive experience in strategic planning, project development and business operations. Prior to becoming CEO of Cupola Group MEA, Kazim was Senior Vice President responsible for the Group’s business development activities. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) for three years since 2009. His career also included extensive stints at the Islamic Development Bank and the London School of Economics.

In 2011, Kazim was recognized for his contribution to the business process outsourcing industry having been voted “Market Pioneer in the UAE”.

Kazim has a M.Sc. (Econ) and a B.Sc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics. He has also completed management courses at the Harvard Institute for International Development and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.