Mr. Daoud joined Gulf Capital in July 2006 and is the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Gulf Capital, Mr. Daoud was the Director of Finance at The Landmark- Real Estate Owners and Developers- based in Lebanon, where he oversaw all activities in the finance and support functions. He was also the Group Financial Manager of Bemco International Offshore (Affiliate of the Saudi Bin Laden Group) in Lebanon for almost 3 years.
Mr. Daoud has over 25 years of progressive experience in financial management, treasury administration, fund administration, risk management and corporate governance. Mr. Daoud has raised multiple credit facilities, with local and international banks for Gulf Capital and its managed funds. He also assists portfolio companies in securing bank facilities and serves on various audit committees to leverage on his experience on governance and internal controls. Mr. Daoud led the final earn out negotiations and exit proceeds of DOTW resulting in a positive outcome for the firm. He also plays an active role in managing Gulf Capital’s balance sheet investments, liquidity risk and profile, and heads the support functions at Gulf Capital. Mr. Daoud holds a B.S. in Business Finance and Banking from the Lebanese American University.