Abdul Kader Saadi

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Abdul Kader Saadi

Abdul Kader Saadi

Founder & CEO, Eighty6
Biography

Abdul Kader is a Hotel Management School graduate, kicked off his career at leading catering company, Sogeres, part of Sodexho. A.K spent over 7 years with the company in Paris as well as establishing their operation in Morocco. Moving back to the UK in 2001 A.K joined the MARC restaurant group, after 4 successful years, 3 restaurants were opened of which two were aawarded the Michelin Stars. From 2005 and to 2007 Abdul Kader invested and focused on turning around a restaurant chain in London. In 2008 A.K moved to the UAE, Dubai and set up GHS. Now in its 11th year, GLEE Hospitality Solutions successfully launched over 150 concepts, managed over 450 employees and in 2018 GHS opened their Saudi satellite office. At the beginning of the year, Glee Hospitality partnered with FoodRazor, is a data-driven invoice management. Continuing with this trend of technological symbiosis with the F&B market, A.K with the backing of Angel investors and Women Spark out of Saudi launched Eighty6. Eighty 6 is a F&B focused B2B marketplace. The Company is a part of the DIFC innovation hub enclave and launched 4th quarter of 2021.

 

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