Mohammad Abu-Ghazaleh

US-BASED FRESH Del Monte is one of the leading distributors of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables across the world with 40,000 employees. Palestinian- born Abu Ghazaleh, who has been heading the company since 1996, ensures that the retail giant continues to grow. In Q3 2014, the company achieved a 3 per cent increase in net sales to $884.6 million, while gross profit rose 39 per cent to $73.9 million. Abu-Ghazaleh also serves as a director at a number of Middle Eastern companies including Jordan Kuwait Bank, Bank Misr Liban and Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company.