Anis Tabka, SVP Procurement & Contracts in Expo2020 Dubai, is managing all the Sourcing requirements and Contract Management of the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. The unique Mega Event with the theme “Connecting Minds and Creating the Future” will be hosting 191 participating countries and 25 million visitors.
The spend under management varies from large construction projects and Fitout of the Thematic Districts, international pavilions, residential buildings and Hotels, Facilities Management, to world smartest Technologies (Robotics & Automation, sustainability, 5G, smart driving, etc.), Mega Entertainment events and exhibitions, Marketing, F&B outlets, manpower, etc. Responsibilities include Contract management, disputes resolutions and Final Accounts settlments.
Prior to Expo2020, Anis used to be the CPO of UAE 2nd Telecommunication Service Provider EITC (du and Virgin Mobile UAE) where he founded the Supply chain function from scratch, established policies and procedures for Procurement, Contracts and Logistics. Anis Managed the warehousing, inventory management and materials distributions for technical and commercial equipment.
He also led major Digital transformation of EITC Supply chain and implemented Robotics.
Before moving to the Middle East, Anis spent a large portion of his career in the USA and Germany working with Fortune 500 companies Siemens and AT&T.
Anis holds an MBA in International Finance from University of Central Florida USA and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management from the City University of New York.