Our board advisers

Adviser to the board

Visionary entrepreneur with a keen sense for commercial market making in the Middle East.

Abdul Aziz is the founder and CEO of EFSHA Group in Saudi Arabia. EFSHA operates and distributes leading brands throughout the Middle East and North Africa region, including medical devices from Austria, Germany, Japan and Brazil. EFSHA also owns and operates food and beverage brands, motor oil and pharmaceutical brands in Saudi Arabia.

He is co-founder and vice president of Saudi Arabian tyre company Blatco.

Abdul Aziz is an active member of Qassim, the Chamber of Commerce of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

He has acted as board member, advisor and consultant across a range of industries, both locally and internationally.

 

Adviser to the board

Ben joined Leading Locally following the roles of digital and ecommerce director for Migros, Switzerland’s largest retailer (and the world’s 25th largest), and digital market lead for McDonald’s Switzerland.

He has extensive experience in developing traditional retail and B2C oriented brands in digital, social media, e-commerce & multichannel business and communication. Sector experience includes FMCG, restaurants, electronics, sporting goods, textile, DIY, furniture, and energy sector in Switzerland and Europe.

With a highly service orientated mindset, Ben excels at building strong partnerships with brands and agencies, and knows how to match both C-Level management expectations and customer needs.

Ben studied economics at St. Gallen University and speaks German, French and English.