Private Island Fintech Edition

28-29 Feb 2024 | Dubai

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Ghina Itani

Senior Vice President, Middle East | Corporate Communications | Business Development | Marketing

About the Speaker:

Senior Vice President, Middle East |Corporate Communications | Business Development | Marketing

Ghina Itani is a seasoned senior executive with over 19 years of diverse experience in multifunctional roles
within leading Middle East companies. Her expertise centers on business optimization, effective
marketing strategies, and driving brand growth, exemplified by her impressive track record of translating
vision into tangible results and fostering organizational growth. As an entrepreneurial and visionary leader, Ghina has effectively collaborated with internal boards and senior stakeholders to align organizational objectives with strategic vision. She is recognized for her innovative thinking and her capacity to cultivate high-performance cultures through operational efficiencies. In her previous roles, Ghina led Middle East Operations at GCIH Health, a prominent multinational healthcare communications agency. She also played a pivotal role in launching the corporate brand and establishing the corporate communications department at ADQ, one of the Middle East’s largest holding companies and the third-largest sovereign fund in Abu Dhabi. Earlier in her career, Ghina held senior management positions, where she spearheaded healthcare initiatives for prominent organizations such as Majid Al Futtaim in Dubai and Bin Omeir Group in Abu Dhabi. Additionally, she managed key regional and multinational corporate and product brand accounts at Ketchum, a leading multinational PR & Communications agency. Ghina’s regional roles included driving business development for the American University of Beirut Research Department and contributing to the business expansion for Cyberonics (now LivaNova), a multinational medical device company in the Middle East. Her work involved close collaboration with numerous international and regional agencies on diverse communications, branding, and digital projects. Ghina holds a bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory technology from the American University of Beirut
and an MBA from the Lebanese American University.

Other Speakers in this Summit:

Adnan Al Noorani

Founder of Future Innovation Summit & Chairman of the Board at LEO Investments & D1 Technologies

H.E. Mohamed Bin Taliah

Chief of Government Services of the UAE Government | Prime Minister’s Office – UAE

Salim Al Shaami

Executive Director – Government Services Sector | Prime Minister’s Office
43 - H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

Former Minister of Climate Change and Environment, United Arab Emirates
Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Mohd Fatma Matar

Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Mohd Fatma Matar

MD, PhD, Founder & Chairperson UAE Genetic Diseases Association (UAEGDA)
His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim

His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim

Chairman of Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMIEmirates)