Mohammed Al Shirawi


The Al Shirawi Group is headed by Mohamed Al Shirawi as Chairman. His principles and beliefs define the core of our business and the happiness of our employees. Mohamed was educated in the UAE and the USA where he graduated from the University of Southern California in 1980, with a BSc in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Having completed his education, he started with the Group in 1980 in the steel trading division, followed by the consumer marketing division. Since 1989, he has served as the CEO of Emirates Printing Press LLC and Lunad Media & Communication. He has been instrumental in the success of both companies.

His own success has inspired him to become a patron of a number of charities, each of which he sees as an opportunity to give back to the society that has supported him. Mohamed’s passions lie in the areas of reading and traveling, always with a pursuit of being a keen learner.

Hisham Al Shirawi

Senior Vice Chairman

Hisham Abdulla Al Shirawi is the Senior Vice Chairman of Al Shirawi Group and the Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Enterprises. He, along with his dynamic team, have embarked on the task of taking the JVC brand from the dusty corners of the electronics market to become one of the top three consumer AV electronics brands in the UAE. His team has been part of many iconic electronics and lighting projects in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East.

He held the position of Vice-Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry from 2008 until 2021. He is also a member of BOD of Dubai Chamber since 1997 till date, Chairman of Economic Zones World from 2010 till 2014, member Of Dubai Economic Council from 2007 till 2017, Chairman of The Electronics Business Group from 1997 till 2017, and thereafter Chairman Emeritus of the same.

He holds an MBA degree in Finance from the California State University, San Bernardino and a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Thani Al Shirawi

Vice Chairman and Group Deputy Managing Director

Youngest of the second generation of the Al Shirawi family, Thani Al Shirawi, Vice Chairman and Group Deputy Managing Director, is a charismatic, innovation-driven leader who has proven himself as a disruptor and a socio-economic-focused businessman. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the prestigious Boston University.

Combining his business acumen with an approachable management style allows his teams to challenge themselves and grow. Thani is dedicated to building bridges for global business relations. Previously, he has served as a board member and an alumnus of the Young Presidents’ Organization, YPO, Dubai Chapter. He has also made an impact in the Emirati community as a founding member of the UAE-Israel Business Council in Dubai.

Thani is a strong advocator of empowerment through education, supporting children’s right to basic education by offering several scholarships. Outside business, Thani is a devoted father of three, and an Arsenal and Dallas Cowboys enthusiast.

Khalid Al Shirawi

Senior Vice Chairman

After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California’s School of Business Administration, Khalid completed his Master of Science in Management Information Systems from Boston University.

He has utilized his business expertise by developing state-of-the-art logistics and distribution facilities within the Al Shirawi Group. He has also implemented a passionate growth scheme for the facility as a whole in terms of expansion and creative IT infrastructure.

The logistics industry has been rapidly evolving throughout the years, and GSL has continued to prove to be versatile and adaptive to all of the challenges it has faced.

Abdulla Al Shirawi

Deputy CEO Oasis Enterprises and Al Shirawi Solar

Abdulla is a third generation member of the Al Shirawi family. He has attended the American University of Sharjah and holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance. He began his career working for the Arab world’s most prominent bank with a global reach, FAB (originally NBAD).

Abdulla developed his skills and network on the trading floor (Global Markets) as a Fixed Income Trader. After several years in the trade, he wanted to enhance and broaden his skills and decided to move into sales within Global Markets covering Corporate and Commercial clients. Thereafter, he started covering Private Banks and Wealth Managers to even further develop himself.

After 11 years in Global Markets, he joined Al Shirawi Group as the Deputy CEO of Oasis Enterprises and Al Shirawi Solar. His conquest to constantly develop himself never stops and he hopes to be able to be a part of the group’s growth and achievements.