Adel Abubakar was appointed Acting Chief Marketing Officer of Emirates Global Aluminium in February 2021, responsible for the marketing and sales of EGA’s metal worldwide.
Mr. Abubakar was Managing Director and CEO of EGA America Inc. from 2012 to 2021, based in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mr. Abubakar joined Dubai Aluminium in 2006 as Senior Manager, Business Development for New Aluminium Smelter Projects. In 2009, Mr. Abubakar joined the Marketing & Sales department at DUBAL and was responsible for the Europe & the Americas regions. He was directly involved in key negotiations that led to the creation of Emirates Aluminium in Abu Dhabi, and then the merger of DUBAL and EMAL to form Emirates Global Aluminium.
Mr. Abubakar spent over a decade working in banking before joining the aluminium industry.
Mr. Abubakar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from American University in Dubai (AUD).