Dr Khater Massaad
In 1991 Dr. Massaad
began to create RAK Ceramics.
Within two decades, RAK Ceramics became a global player and ranked among top 5 producers of ceramics on an international scale.
career in the Middle East region began in earnest in the early eighties when he
commenced geophysical investigations for clay deposits, dams and water in the GCC and Levant countries.
was assigned the position of "Project Manager" for various underground water projects in the United Arab Emirates and in the Sultanate of Oman.
In 2003, Dr. Khater Massaad was appointed Advisor to The Crown Prince & Deputy Ruler of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi.
plays a key role in the development of the Emirate
which has so far encompassed high value investment ventures in the hotel & tourism industry, logistics, computer hardware industry, and high value consumer products such as exclusive porcelain ware.
As CEO of the RAK Investment Authority
(RAKIA) a position which he
was appointed to in 2005, RAKIA
has attracted more than US $1 billion in industrial investments into Ras Al Khaimah.
In addition, Dr. Massaad is the Executive Chairman of RAKEEN - the land master-planner and developer in real estate & township development in the Emirate & many international projects.
Dr Massaad is a Swiss National with a PhD in Geophysics and an Msc in Mathematics from Switzerland.
also holds the various positions in RAK ventures.