Mr. Alemayehu Haile (Alex)

Qualification and Experience

Mr. Alemayehu Haile is the Founding Partner and Chairman of C&H Groups and responsible for International Business Development of the Company. He is the Founder of Ethiopian National Insurance Corporation (NICE), the first privately owned insurance company in Ethiopia. Mr. Haile currently serves as Board Chairman in (DASSET) Private Ltd.

Company that specialize in real state, (Marianne) Trading PLC a ground coffee producer with several chain restaurants and (AAlemDess) Private Limited trading and service provider Company to name a few. He is also a board member of United Nations Staff Credit Association and St. George Sport Club.


Mr. Alemayehu has held key senior management positions in the United nations for over 25 years and worked in various companies at various levels in the US in the are of Project Management, Finance and Administration where he was involved in implementation of various projects in Africa and led several successful projects and programs.


He has more than 30 years of project management, administrative and financing experience, in Africa and the US. Mr. Alemayehu has developed in-depth knowledge of project & programme management, financing, current corporate governance trends and best practices investment mechanism, which he utilizes in his day to day interaction with clients as Chairman of the C&H Groups.


He holds a degree in Accounting (BSc) and Masters in Administration & Finance, California, USA.

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, but rather that we are powerful beyond measure”

Mr. Yeneneh (Chuck) Eshete

Qualification and Experience

Mr. Eshete is the Founding Partner and CEO of C&H Groups strategically headquartered in cosmopolitan Dubai where key net-worth corporations are established.

The fundamental principle of C&H Groups is identifying Innovative and sustainable solutions for emerging markets and initiate & implement change acting as a true client relation architect. He brings with him a collaborative, skilled and contemplative business management competencies that reflect his mature and analytical outlook.

Mr. Eshete’s successful consultation in the domains of Operation streamlining, Resource and Cost Management, Business Quality & Performance Improvement and Cost Effective Project Management skills remain constant during application in the development of the future C&H Groups.

His Project Management Competency ranges from capacity expansion (for enhancement of service efficiency) to Operational Streamlining (for optimal throughputs application of refined operation methodologies) adopted during his 25 years working with the world's premier companies.

During his tenure, he has led pertinent development projects in support of long term strategic planning to achieve operational growth demands and expansion programs for Air Canada, Emirates Airlines, Dubai Civil Aviation and Dubai Airports Company in Toronto (YYZ) Canada and Dubai (DXB & DWC) UAE.

“Together we Achieve Together we Aspire”

Mr.Christos(Chris Damianeas)

Qualification and Experience

Mr.Christos (Chris)is Executive Director (Marketing and Strategic Planning) Responsible for international communications and marketing strategy of the groups development in global network for sustainable growth of the organization .

He has over 11 years of International Project Management experience and identifying and creating new business opportunities while working as facilitation specialist and fund manager in close collaboration with the Group’s strategic partners on target projects with limited risk profiles.

He continuously seeks out innovative ideas, support development where appropriate,identify and bring forward project funding as well as Implementing companies while planning sustainable strategies that have high probability of success over the medium to long term goals of the group.(“Chris”) .


Qualification and Experience

Mr.DIONYSIOS MARINOS Director of International Business Development . .

Mr. DIONYSIOS MARINOS is a Visionary business strategist with 22 years of significant international experience having worked in Europe, East Africa and Middle East,driving profitable business growth,representing companies with responsibility of handling business operations, developing business, attracting new partners, managing supplier relationship,and increasing customer satisfaction in that specific areas of, Environmental,Consulting/Business Development, Construction,Concrete Ready Mix and AggregatesIndustries,in Global Business Environmet.

Dr. Maraki Fikre Merid

Qualification and Experience

Dr. Maraki Fikre Merid is the Founder and Managing Director of CHS, an international Healthcare solution company headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Dr. Maraki is an accomplished strategic healthcare consultant and business entrepreneur with more than 15 years’ international experience.

She specializes in strategic consulting and operational management with assignments ranging from developing sustainable business and financing models, developing quality indicators and framework for evaluation; Health Human Resource management; demand and supply analysis and hospital planning for public, non-profit and private clients alike across North America, Middle East and Africa regions.

In the past three years working for an international management consulting company (ICME) in the Middle East, she has been the principal in developing a market entry strategy and business development in Africa.

Dr. Maraki has a PhD at the University of Toronto, holds a Master of Science in Epidemiology and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from McGill University in Canada. Dr. Maraki is also an aspiring researcher who has published in a variety of health journals and reports and presented her research in various relevant venues.

She currently serves as Co-Chairman and Deputy CEO of C&H Groups leading the Strategy and Development Unit.

“I try to want what I have, Need what I got and share what I have”

Mr. Saber Al Rafi

Qualification and Experience

Mr. Saber Al Rafi is the Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of C&H Groups Affiliated Companies with responsibility for our Groups International Sales & Marketing while Developing his Global network for sustainable growth of the organization.

Mr. Rafi is a successful Entrepreneur who managed several locally established Trading Companies with guiding principles of Safety and Quality. By continuing to incorporate these principles, he has made it a core component of C&H Groups work and business ethics.

Mr. Saber recognizes through safety and quality, we can deliver a product of greater value to our customers. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise from his previous tenure at International organizations and governmental Institutions as instigator and decision maker.

“Faith and Love is what should lead us, and that unwavering trust in Gods plan is where we find peace”

Mr. Alemu Reba

Qualification and Experience

Mr. Alemu Reba Denboba is responsible for the Groups Corporate Finance Governance. Furthermore, in the capacity of Advisory Board Vice-Chairman, he will be utilizing his in-depth experience in managing corporate operational policies and business processes as well as organizational restructuring and credit banking concentrating in the greater Africa. During his 46 years tenure, Mr. Reba’s had held several key Senior positions and led pertinent & innovative projects including start-ups (from conception to Inception) for CBE, BOA that are internationally recognized Banks of Africa.

Likewise, his international experience was broadened while working with UAE Commercial bank, Bank of Scotland’s Management Consultant Team, Microfinance Institution of South Korea, Commercial and Cooperative Bank of Kenya, Commercial and Cooperative Bank of India and Team Leader with Ernest & Young’s Comprehensive System are few to mention. His contribution and Leadership for high performance has been recognized by an International Accounting and Finance Management World wide.

He holds BA Degree in Accounting from Addis Abeba University, Diploma in Accounting from Addis Abeba Commercial Collage and Diploma in English Proficiency from UN Language School of New York. .

“Index Investing Out Performs Active Management Year after year.”

Ms Meron Dagnew

Qualification and Experience

Meron Dagnew is a Social Entrepreneur, Cultural activist and Communications Specialist. Born in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, Meron Spent her Formative years in New York City.She is a Graduate of the City University of New York, and Veteran of the US AIR FORCE. Adeep-rooted Passion for the Sustainable development of her homeland and the Continent of Africa in general, has led her to Relocate to Ethiopia in 2010, and since has Worked as a communications and logistics consultant for various agencies such as the African Union, Government/Defense sectors as well as other public and private organizations.

From 2016-2018, she served as Senior Liaison for Mine Action Sudan. Her Current projects include her own Multimedia production Company, BE Kollective Creative Consulting LLC, Based in New York, and with Operations in Africa.She has built years of Experience in Developing and Implementing projects and Campaigns Across the continent and continues to dedicate her energy in finding innovative solutions and productive partnership for Africa.

Meron Speaks 5 languages. In her spare time, she likes to write and looks forward to continually build her Network in Ethiopia, the continent, and the wider African Diaspora. She currently divides her time between Ethiopia, Ghana, and New York City. .

If you have an idea, you have to believe in yourself or no one else will"

Mr. Beide Worku

Qualification and Experience

Mr. Beide Worku (Advisory Board Chairman for C&H Groups) is currently a Director of Service for Smiths Detection, a division of a FTSE 100 listed Smiths Group PLC, which is a world leader in Non-Intrusive Detection providing sensors to detect explosive, chemical, biological, and nuclear threats. He joined Smiths Detection in July 2012 as a Service Program Manager directly overseeing a multimillion dollar Integrated Logistics Service Program for US Department of Homeland Security before moving to Dubai to assume his current role.

Mr. Worku started his career in the US Army where he served 5 years as a precision equipment calibration specialist eventually managing the Metrology Lab responsible for maintaining over 53,000 precision equipment for the 101st Airborne Division. After his honorable discharge from the military, he joined L-3 Communication’s Security and Detection Systems division. In the years since, he held several leadership positions with progressive responsibility that included setting up regional service entities, leading multiple large scale airport security screening system bids, and P&L accountability.

As Director of Service in a global company, he has a solid understanding of operations, supply chain optimization, and continuous improvement; extensive experience in international business operations, particularly in emerging markets; and demonstrated capability in strategic planning and organizational development.

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts”

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