Amer Bin Ahmed is managing director of Knauf Middle East, a subsidiary partner of the multinational construction company Knauf, based in Germany. In addition to manufacturing insulation and related products, Knauf aims to promote sustainability and energy conservation in the construction industry. Bin Ahmed is responsible for building a large-scale sustainable business operation for Knauf in the Middle East and India.
With close to 20 years of experience in the gypsum industry, Bin Ahmed has led business development in the Middle East and Asia for building products companies Boral and Lafarge. He joined Knauf Middle East in 2010.
In his tenure at Knauf, Bin Ahmed’s commercial success and commitment to standards has been recognized with a number of awards. He received a CEO of the Year Award from the Future Cities media group in 2016 as well as other recognition from the Dubai Civil Defense and the Dubai Municipality. Through Bin Ahmed’s commitment to sustainability on behalf of Knauf and the United Arab Emirates, Knauf was honored with the Green Award by the Ministry of Infrastructure earlier this year.