Yahya Bin Saeed Al - Lootah
S.S. Lootah Group
Yahya Bin Saeed Al-Lootah (Yahya Lootah) is vice chairman of the S.S. Lootah Group, a leading business house founded and chaired by his father Haj Saeed Ahmed Al-Lootah in 1956. Born in 1973, Yahya Lootah grew up in Dubai and began his career at the age of 15, as an assistant to site engineers with the S. S. Lootah Contracting Company. Guided by his father’s principles and values and his passion for learning, Yahya earned a higher certificate in civil architectural engineering in 1990 and a Master of Science in Engineering from University of Bridgeport, USA in 1997.
Yahya Lootah is actively involved in key management and strategic decisions at S.S. Lootah Group, and plays an important role in conceiving and developing new business concepts and joint ventures. He conceived ‘S.S. Lootah International’ in 1997 to facilitate partnerships and cooperation with leading international companies.
A significant portion of Yahya’s time is devoted to meetings with employees, customers and business partners. In addition to his time demanding passion for learning, Yahya is interested in flying, hunting, boating, fishing and diving. He hopes to allocate time to learn and practice sky diving in the future.
Besides his role in S.S. Lootah Group, Yahya Lootah chairs the Board of a number of joint ventures and sits on the Board of Dubai Co-operative Society.
As S.S. Lootah Group moves beyond its 50th year of successful entrepreneurial initiatives and projects that have brought economic, social and environmental benefits to people around the world, our focus continues to gain momentum.
Today, our strong diversified businesses, our unique entrepreneurial spirit along with our equitable and valued long-term relationships with our stakeholders drive our success. Our firm commitment to the values that fashioned our business for over 5o years continues to drive our new business ventures into international markets with business partners who share with us the same values and vision. Hence, we are able to take a step forward even if the global economies have not.
S.S. Lootah Group will continue to take the lead in catering to the needs of national and regional growth, serving people in our country, region and the world across key business sectors from Construction, Real Estate and Energy, to Financial Services, Applied Research, ICT, Education and Healthcare among others. We will further expand our global business ventures to complement our existing strongholds in Europe, North America and the Middle East and continue to play a prominent role in the United Arab Emirates’ quest to achieve sustainable development.
“True business partners share the same values and vision”