Mr. Abubakar has held this role since 2012, operating out of EGA America Inc.’s office in St. Louis, Missouri. He reports directly to the board of directors and is responsible for the seamless day-to-day operation of EGA America Inc.’s business in North America.
Mr. Abubakar joined Dubai Aluminium in 2006 as Senior Manager, Business Development for New Aluminium Smelter Projects. In 2009, Mr. Abubakar joined the Marketing & Sales department at DUBAL and was responsible for the Europe & the Americas region. He was directly involved in key negotiations that lead to the creation of Emirates Aluminium in Abu Dhabi. DUBAL and EMAL merged in 2014 to form Emirates Global Aluminium.
Mr. Abubakar holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from an American University and spent over a decade working in the banking industry.