Chief Executive Officer, Lever Building Materials
“Ammar Saad is the CEO of Lever Building Materials. After graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering from the American University of Beirut, he co-founded Lever Building Materials in 1992. Ammar also heads the Technical Department of Lever BM, handling iconic projects with architectural challenges. Projects successfully executed include Bateen Marina Resort Development, Residential Building Najmat Reem Island, Al Mamoura Building, Abu Dhabi Corniche beautification, Raceday Hotels in Yas Island, St. Regis Westin Hotel in Dubai.
His role involves overlooking and supervising the design of the installation systems of the façade in a bespoke approach, structural calculations to validate the design, interaction with third party façade consultants to approve the design, shop drawings, fabrication of the system and finally implementation and construction.
With his 25 plus years of experience in the field of external cladding and ventilated facades in the UAE, Ammar has acquired an extensive knowledge in this field especially with stone, porcelain and fiber cement board facade designs and more recently has been extensively involved in the fire testing and fire certifications to comply with the new UAE civil defense codes in this regards.”