Michael Dagher is the Chairman, President and Founder of DAMA Ventures; a holding company registered in DIFC in Dubai; that focuses on four business industries: telecom, investment in financial services and waste-to-energy, real estate development, and leisure and tourism. He is also a board member of its subsidiaries: DAMAMAX Jordan; a company that operates in Jordan offering Optic Fiber broadband solutions to SMEs, residential and wholesale business segments.
Dagher, as an owner of DAMA Ventures Ltd., is a shareholder and board member in Jordan Projects for Tourism Development (JPTD); a Jordan-based company that operates in the tourism sector. JPTD runs in the Gulf of Aqaba and currently is working on the Tala Bay Aqaba project in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Area. Furthermore, he is a shareholder in Chinook Urban Mining Ltd.; UK’s premier developer of gasification technology for Energy from Waste (EfW), identifying and deploying cutting-edge technologies for Renewable Energy.
Since 1992, Dagher managed and enabled new investment opportunities in the telecom sector throughout the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa), creating Umniah Mobile Company in Jordan in cooperation with regional institutional financial investors, serving on the Board of Directors of Orascom Telecom Holding, serving as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fastlink / Zain, Jordan’s pioneering mobile operator, and furthermore, managing the Motorola business as Vice President of Motorola Investment Division covering Europe, Africa and Middle East region.
Michael Dagher holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Michigan in the United States.