Facilities management (FM) industry veteran Jamal Abdulla Lootah, Group CEO of Imdaad, a Dubai-based group of companies that provides integrated, sustainable FM services that enhance operational efficiencies of physical assets, has topped the Power 50 list compiled by Facilities Management Middle East (fmME) magazine for the eighth year. The illustrious achievement in the coveted annual ranking of the region’s most influential FM professionals comes as a recognition for Mr. Lootah’s numerous contributions to the company and the industry in general.
Mr. Lootah has remained at the helm of Imdaad for 12 years, playing an unequaled role in the rapid growth and sustained expansion of the company despite challenging market conditions and rising competition. Under his leadership, Imdaad has firmly established itself as a benchmark of quality services and efficiency across the Middle East, constantly expanding its portfolio services and growing its prestigious client base to include the best companies in the region.
Driving technology innovation and promoting high standards and environmental sustainability, Mr. Lootah has also contributed to the development of the FM industry, enabling itself to thrive as a key sector in the region’s fast-growing economy.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Jamal Abdulla Lootah, Group CEO of Imdaad, said: “Celebrating the success of the regional FM industry leaders following an independent and transparent judging process, the fmME Power 50 list has carved out a reputation for itself as one of the most anticipated industry recognitions. I am immensely proud and honored to have been recognized with the highest ranking on the list for the eighth year and would like to thank my colleagues without whom this achievement would not have been possible. This accomplishment is also a testament to Imdaad’s excellent performance in the past year amid challenges facing the industry.”
In 2019, Imdaad reported steady growth across its various business divisions, consolidating its market leadership on the back of strong customer base expansion. The company picked up a number of prestigious new clients across the luxury hospitality, F&B, retail, residential, and mixed-use development sectors, while also maintaining one of the industry’s impressive customer retention rates.