Wassim joined Chalhoub Group (the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East )in 2000 as the HR Manager for UAE operations and has since evolved in various roles. In 2008, He was appointed Group Chief Human Resources Officer heading a Team of HR Experts in Learning & Development, Talent Management, and Compensation & Benefits. Wassim is a veteran in Human Resources and comes with over 17 years of extensive experience. Today, He is responsible for setting and driving the HR Strategy for over 12,000 employees across 14 countries. Wassim holds a MBA from The American University of Beirut and is a certified Global Remuneration Professional.