Abdul Kader Saadi
A graduate of Les Roches Hotel Management School in Switzerland, Abdul kader (AK) Saadi launched his career in the hospitality industry by joining Sogeres in France, a leading catering company, as an assistant manager, for one of the largest central productions units before soaring to a position as Manager – Service Export. During his time at Sogeres, AK garnered valuable experience by leading the operational, financial and logistical aspects of projects as well as representing the company on its international expansion efforts.
In 2001, AK joined the MARC restaurant group in London as a project manager and then went on to open 3 restaurants, out of which two went on to become Michelin star restaurants.
In 2008 A.K moved to the Dubai and set up in 2009 Glee Hospitality Solution LLC. Now in its 14th year, GLEE Hospitality Solution successfully launched and managed regionally over 200 restaurant and cafe concepts. GLEE, leads a team of industry experts with operational management and consultancy and present in Riyadh since 2018 Now with 30 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, continuing with this trend of technological symbiosis with the F&B market, A.K with the backing of Angel investors, Prominent family office and 500 Sanabil launched Eighty6 in Q4 of 2021 Eighty6 is a F&B focused B2B marketplace, enabling the restaurants and suppliers procurement process