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Power hour 2022

Power Hour 2021: Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments , Ranks 11th

With over a decade of management experience in banking, construction, oil & gas, and hospitality, Farhad Azizi is the Chief Executive Officer of Azizi Developments, one of Dubai’s leading private property developers with an extensive portfolio of modern luxury residential and commercial properties across the emirate’s most sought-after locations.

Farhad is responsible for the company’s overall operation and management and has been the driving force behind the strategy, guidance, and direction of the managerial team.

A business strategist and real estate expert, Farhad has an exemplary track record in project implementation and has contributed substantially to the overall value of the organisation. With his customer-centric mindset, focus on quality, and strong business insights, he has positioned Azizi Developments as a leading real estate developer in the region. Having been featured in Arabian Business’ GCC 100 Inspiring Leaders List, having won several other prestigious accolades, and being a committed philanthropist who is passionately involved in a variety of causes, Farhad Azizi is a true force for change.

Epitomizing leadership in action, Farhad is an example of doing what you love, and loving what you do. Just as comfortable at the boardroom table as he is on a construction site, Farhad is passionate about every aspect of his family business. His hands-on involvement from planning and finance, through to project completion and after-sales service has positioned Farhad as a thought-leader in the industry.

Farhad subscribes to – and is a strong proponent of – the mantra of ‘quality means doing it right when no one is looking.’ Under his stewardship, Farhad Azizi drove company’s expansion and fortified the Azizi footprint in high-growth and international markets. Azizi Developments is currently working on around 100 projects that are to be delivered by 2023, with more than 100 projects worth several billion US dollars being planned and projected to be delivered between 2023 and 2025.