Ali Haddarah


Chief Financial Officer

Ali Haddarah joined Chedid Capital (Holding) in 2015 as Group CFO. He leads the Group’s overall financial strategy and has management oversight and responsibility for all corporate finance functions including mergers and acquisitions, control and reporting, planning and analysis, budgets, tax and treasury. 

Ali has over 20 years of international experience in the finance field. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration-Finance, both from the American University of Beirut. At INSEAD in France, he completed the Corporate Financial Strategy in Global Markets executive education program. Mr. Haddarah is also a CFA Charter holder and a member of the CFA Institute USA since 2005, and recently a member of the Institute of Public Accountants Australia. He taught Financial and Managerial Accounting at Olayan School of Business – American University of Beirut between 2012 and 2015. Ali is equipped with a broad expertise in acquisitions, raising bank facilities, corporate and tax structures, building finance teams, valuations, and financial analysis. 

Prior to joining Chedid Group, Ali spent 12 years at Group Averda where he assumed a number of finance roles including Group Chief Financial Officer in his closing years, he then joined Matchbyte Group (London-Melbourne) as Group CFO.