Mr. Amr Banaja

Mr. Amr Banaja
CEO, Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA)
Mr. Amr Banaja was appointed as CEO of the General Entertainment Authority in  August ‎2018.
Prior to joining the GEA, Mr. Banaja held several leadership positions within a number of local and ‎international companies, and also served as a member in several committees. He previously served as Senior Vice ‎Executive President of Marketing and Community Responsibility at SEDCO Holding Group, and was a member within the Board of Directors at Tafreeh Group, a wholly-owned SEDCO ‎subsidiary. ‎
He possesses a rich and impressive career record that encompasses several fields, including real estate, financial services, and ‎consumer goods. He also gained extensive experience while working in the GCC, where he held important positions in companies including Sama Dubai, National Commercial Bank (Investor Services), Unilever, and ‎Gillette.‎
Mr. Banaja holds a bachelor's degree in economics with a minor in mathematics from Boston ‎College in the United States of America. He also completed several executive training courses at each of Columbia ‎University and London School of Business, in addition to completing the executive Education program from INSEAD.