Who is
Edarat
Group?
PUBLICLY TRADED COMPANY
We are a publicly traded company, listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) under the symbol EDARAT.

OUR TEAM, OUR STRENGTH
Best-in-class training and certifications programs with focus on the human element as we have received the prestigious “Great Place to Work® Certification”.

VENDOR INDEPENDENT
Cross-vendor expertise, fit-for-purpose and easy to adopt solutions, helping customers reduce operational cost and increase their return on investment.

DATA CENTER ENGINEERING CONSULTING
Leaders in the design, construction supervision and operation of Data Centers facilities in the MENA region.

CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDER
We accelerate cloud transformation for private and public companies, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze information.

ICT INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES
We Provide strategic IT planning that meets our client’s vision and business objectives and helps our customers plan, implement, and manage their IT infrastructure.

Why Edarat Group?

  • We aim to provide strategic IT planning that meets our client’s vision, business objectives, as well as help our customers plan, implement, and manage integrated enterprise-wide ICT and Data Center Facilities infrastructures.
  • Our success is based purely on our ability to exceed our clients’ expectations in helping them achieve their goals. We take great pride in the quality of our work and guarantee tangible results.
  • Our extensive IT experience that started in 2004, taught us that if we serve our clients well, our own success will follow.
  • We value ourselves on being professionals who maintain a solid code of ethics and never breach the confines of our client’s confidential information.
  • We strongly believe that our reputation in the industry will be maintained by our commitment to deliver quality and time-efficient solutions.
  • Our ability to assemble the best team for a project isn’t constrained by geographic or legal barriers.
  • We treat every business case, every project, and every solution as unique. Our knowledge base, experience, business model, project management approach, and advanced office technology allow us to combine best-of-breed multi-disciplinary design and engineering teams from our network of engineers and certified professionals and assign them to solve complex business cases.

Leadership 

Dr. Abdullah AlGhamdi

Chairman

Dr. Abdullah AlGhamdi is currently the CEO of MIS and MIS Forward Co. He was previously former Acting Director General of the National Information Center (one of the largest Data Center and IT Solutions/Services Provider at its time) and was Assistance Director General for Technical Affairs. He served in several leadership positions and sponsored & managed several Mega Projects and Programs. Dr. AlGhamdi has held several board memberships.
Dr. AlGhamdi has participated in several International Conferences as a speaker and published over 30 papers in prestigious journals and conferences such as IEEE Transactions and IET Proceedings.
He holds Master and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from King Saudi University (KSU) and a PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Swansea University. He has completed several leadership programs, including the High-Performance Leadership Program at IMD Business School.

Erick Baduy

CEO - Board Member

Erick is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding partner of Edarat Group. He guides and supports Edarat’s vision, mission and values and has a proven track record of implementing action plans and achieving results to maximize client operations, profitability and value.
He also works on long-term initiatives to support the company’s future, including the expansion of career development paths for employees, promotion of the Edarat brand, and corporate governance.
Erick makes sure that Edarat Group continues to strive for operational excellence while acting as the ultimate project sponsor for strategic projects holding overall responsibility and ensuring ongoing alignment to business objectives.

Adel Rizk

Vice Chairman - Head of Data Center Division

ENG | MBA | ATS | ATD | PMP | BCI

Adel is a founding partner and the brains behind the leadership of Edarat Group over the last 15 years in the regional Data Center Market, with over 50,000 m2 of built space and 150 MW of power capacity.
He demonstrates resiliency and sound judgment in dealing with business challenges and takes personal accountability for upholding Edarat’s reputation. He is also charged with advancing employee engagement and overseeing all construction-related activities.
Adel holds a Masters of Business Administration degree and is a Data Center certified Engineer, with an Accredited Tier Designer certification (ATD), Accredited Tier Specialist certification (ATS), Business Continuity Institute certification (MBCI), and Project Management Professional certification (PMP).

Mohammed AlSabek

Board Member

Mohammed brings to the group 30+ years of experience in providing strategic management consultancy, vision and leadership to the Group from his career involvements in managing billions of dollars projects in the most challenging environments, by offering his valuable input on the company’s projects during the planning, designing, procurement and contract management phases.
He’s an accomplished leader known and respected for commanding real estate development and innovative information technology services. Mohammed is considered a veteran in governmental affairs, supporting the government by establishing municipal and rural sector plans as well as managing infrastructure projects

Fahad Almoamar

Board Member

Fahad joined the group in 2021 as an independent board member. He has over 15 years of experience working in local and international organizations and is skilled in business and management strategy, crisis management, negotiation, business development, and team building.
Fahad is the Co-founder of Connect Global Strategies and sits on the board of the Saudi Arabian Lacrosse Federation and Moduurn Incorporated, the Canadian mobile ordering business platform. He acted as the Advisor to Deputy Minister of Strategic Planning and Vision Realization office at the Ministry of Civil Services and has most recently served as Media Program Manager at Saudi Telecom Company (STC) by leading the execution of the media expansion strategy. He’s also the Vice-Chairman at SAFE Design Council and Vice President of the MENA region at Llamazoo Inc.

Ghassan Elkhazen

Head of Cloud Transformation & Migration Division

ENG | CCNA | CCNP | CEH | TOGAF

Ghassan is a founding partner and is an accomplished business leader with 20 years of technology services experience and has a proven track record in leading enterprise infrastructure transformation projects in the EMEA region. He is a focused motivational leader, committed to empowering and supporting the IT team to surpass clients’ expectations every day in designing, building and delivering high-tech customer experiences powered by next-generation digital solutions.

Jihad Nehme

CBDO

ENG | PMP | ITIL

For the past 16 years, Jihad has been focused on building customer excellence through accelerated cloud transformation. As a Chief Business Development Officer, he leads EdaratCloud in its efforts to guide clients through their cloud journeys, enabling them to reap the benefits of this flexible operating model and offering them Hybrid and Private Cloud services and solutions that demonstrate a clear value proposition for their businesses.

Alain Ghamika

CFO

Alain is responsible for overseeing the budget across all departments, meeting with members of executives’ committees to determine the viability and cost of different projects. He has demonstrated successes in directing the companies’ finances year after year by implementing operational and cash flow improvements programs, financial forecasting, introducing control systems, and enhancing the accuracy and usefulness of financial reporting and cost accounting systems to ensure the company growth in the short and long term.

Evelyne Moubarak

Head of Administration and HR

MBA

With 15 years of Administrative and HR experience , and a Masters in Business Administration degree, Evelyne is a subject matter expert in HR compliance and best practices, and policy and procedure development. Her role involves overseeing all recruitment’ activities, compensation and benefit procedures, performance management and reward system, and employees training and development. As a result of her efforts, she recently got promoted to head of Administration, handling policy management, benefits administration, and the full employee lifecycle.

Houssam Jomaa

Head of Design Unit

ENG | M. Arch | ATS | DCD

Houssam is a data center certified Principal Consultant with 15 years of mission-critical experience in design and construction supervision services on all types of Data Centers projects. He Effectively oversees high-volume projects’ workload using a straightforward approach which enables the entire team to make quick, informed decisions that keep projects on track. Before Edarat, Houssam worked for many renowned construction companies across different industries, in Canada, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and Qatar.

Tarek Fawaz

Principal Consultant

ENG | DCE | ATS | ATD | DCOM | CDCS | CDCP

With over 20 years of experience and 50 projects, Tarek is a veteran of the Data Center industry who has a track record of coming up with new and innovative ways of making large projects work more efficiently. Tarek has a very broad knowledge of all levels of the industry and thrives on building a strong team and strong client relationships. He has extensive experience in handling multiple construction sites and taking full responsibility for the successful management of all activity on site.

Dany Maalouf

Principal Consultant

ENG | DCE | ATS | ATD | DCOM

Dany is an experienced and certified Principal Consultant who is responsible for managing Edarat’s large-scale data center projects across all construction stages, from the evaluation stage to the testing, commissioning, and completion stage. Throughout his distinguished career working for top sector companies, Dany was in charge of the overall construction phases of Data Centers projects with different Tier levels, successfully making sure that all works are being executed as planned and coordinating with all ground teams to make sure that things are running smoothly and efficiently.

Degaulle Outayek

Facility Management Unit Head

ENG | ATS

DeGaulle is a Lead Consultant who has 20 years of facilities experience in mission critical environments in managing and supervising the operations and maintenance of multiple data centers at the same time. He has strong management and leadership skills and an extensive knowledge of data center critical systems, including electrical and mechanical systems combined with applied experience in operational procedures and safety standards.
Before Joining Edarat in 2015, he had occupied key positions for Internationally renowned companies across different industries, like SNC, Capital Fire & Security, New Town Electric.

Mohammad Ammar

Principal Consultant

MCE | MCITP | MCTS | VMCP |HPMASE| CCNA

Mohammad is responsible for leading project initiatives, coordinating resources and staff involvement, providing direction to ensure successful clients migration, transformation, optimization and maintenance. He draws on his comprehensive skills in managing complex projects, establishing priorities, and leveraging technology to meet clients’ tactical and strategic business needs.

Denise Tannoury

Head of PMO

ENG | ATS

Denise is a goal-oriented project manager who has been with the Group since 2012, and helps make sure things run smoothly with each project. With a proven track record in optimizing the operations and maintenance processes for each project, she offers best practice advice and tools to assist the Team ensures that the work is adhering to the standards and goals set by the client.