Dr. Elie Daher
Executive Vice President & CMO
Dr Elie Daher is an executive with proven success in business transformation and market development through leadership, customer focus and innovation. His 27 years of international career covers a wide range of assignments in Asia, Middle East and the US in the energy, education and information sectors with roles in P&L management, strategy and planning, marketing, consulting and capability development.
He is currently the EVP and CMO, United Safety Ltd, a world leading HSE integrated services.
Recently, Elie was CEO / Managing Director for NExT, a Capability development business segment of Schlumberger in partnership with Heriot Watt, Oklahoma and Texas A&M Universities.
Elie is a strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
He managed to grow revenue by 20% and profits by 30% after assuming responsibility for an underperforming division. He also directed staff of more than 500 managers and professionals, reorganized and refocused the business, initiated cost controls, recruited high performance sales and business development people and re-energized the organization.
Elie has also provided strategic marketing input and leadership on decision making issues affecting sales and partner strategies/programs. He successfully increased sales leads by 40% through maintaining a strong focus on customer needs, localizing the marketing communication plan and products rollout and optimizing the channel selection based on customers preference, cultures and media penetration.
Elie speaks English, French, Arabic and Indonesian. He is a frequent speaker in various conferences and committees. He has authored numerous papers on subjects in Management and Scientific subjects related to the Energy Sector.
Elie received his engineering degree from ESIB in Lebanon and was awarded an MBA and a Doctorate in Business Administration DBA with high distinction from Southern Cross University in Australia.