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Mohammad A Baker

Deputy chairman and CEO, GMG

Origin: UAE

Residence: UAE

Sector: Retail

A family-owned Dubai-based business that was started by his father Abdulaziz Hassan, Mohammad Baker took the reins of it in 2016 and led an impressive expansion. The group employs around 7,000 people in 12 countries, with Baker aiming to double its global workforce by 2025, besides expanding into Asia. Currently spread across four main verticals – sports, food, health, and consumer goods – GMG has introduced over 120 brands into the market over the last four decades. Apart from bringing international heavy hitters such as Nike, Vans and The North Face, GMG has also created homegrown concepts such as Sun & Sand Sports, Supercare and Farm Fresh.


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