Senior Management

Ahmed Jafar Sabbagh

General Manager, Digital & Operational Excellence

Ahmad J. Sabbagh was a member of the Task Force which was established to oversee the smooth transition a department for trade with in the IsDB to ITFC during its establishment in 2007 as a separate entity and member of the IsDB Group). He has 15 years of professional experience. He is currently the General Manager of Digital and Operational Excellence (DOE) Department.

Previously, Ahmad Sabbagh led three functions in ITFC – human resources, digital & operational excellence, and corporate services – by providing directions and ensuring overall management, coordination and evaluation of their functions, while closely working with other executives in the organization to translate business strategy into human and corporate resources strategies and action plans.

Ahmad made major contributions to ITFC where he led the development of its 5-year strategic plan; co-led the creation of its new brand and corporate identity; and established HR, IT, and corporate service functions. Ahmad earned his Bachelor of Production Engineering & Mechanical Systems Design from King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, KSA and a Masters in Engineering Manufacturing Management, with merit, from Coventry University, Coventry, UK.  He was a Ph.D. Researcher in Supply Chain Management, at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK.