With the objective of further expanding its international footprint, Blue Star Limited has formed a new 100% subsidiary company, Blue Star International FZCO, with effect from April 18, 2017. Headquartered in Dubai, Blue Star International FZCO will house the International Business Group of Blue Star Limited, comprising its Product Exports business and its MEP Projects and Service Joint Ventures in Malaysia, Oman and Qatar.
Dawood Bin Ozair has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Star International FZCO, with effect from May 30, 2017. He is an engineering graduate from AMU, Aligarh and has worked with Engineering Projects India Ltd, Voltas Ltd and GIBCA Group, before moving to Al-Futtaim Engineering, Dubai in 1980. In his 35 years with the Al-Futtaim Group, he worked in a variety of leadership roles. Since 2014, Dawood was the Senior Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Engineering Group where he was heading a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation operating in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt. Al-Futtaim Engineering Group companies include Al-Futtaim Engineering, Al-Futtaim Technologies and Al-Futtaim Electronics.
Dawood is a member of ASHRAE, Indian Professional & Business Council and the American Business Council, Dubai. He is a recipient of numerous prestigious recognitions such as ‘Best performance and brand growth’ award from Toto, Japan; ‘Indian Innovator Award’ from Enterprise Middle East Magazine; besides others.
Dawood Bin Ozair adds, “Being part of the HVAC industry for a long time, I have always looked up to Blue Star with its rich heritage of being a leader in cooling products for over 7 decades. I am extremely delighted to be a part of the Blue Star family. My new role is exciting as well as challenging, and I look forward to it.”