Marwan Eskandarani has worked with the Kamal Osman Jamjoom (KOJ) Group since 1999, ﬁrst starting in the sales team in Jeddah. He progressed within six months to a role in retail operations management within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This was followed by a move to Dubai where he supported the opening of operations across the remainder of the GCC states. In 2006, Eskandarani took over business development, where during the past 12 years he has acquired 500+ stores for the business in seven countries and over 50 cities. Today as a Business Development Director, he manages all corporate relationships with landlords and developers in the region, with a focus in growing the business via proﬁtable and strong locations.