With over 13 years of experience, Josef will be spearheading the media firm's business financial planning alongside the CEO Richard Fitzgerald.
Obeid has been at Augustus since 2015 and has worked his way up to CFO. He has over 13 years of experience, kicking off his journey at the regional finance department at Mindshare MENA, Lebanon followed by his promotion at Mindshare Dubai to explore the operations. After relocating to Dubai, Josef explored the corporate finance market, managing equity, and forex training before joining Augustus. His ability to combine consolidated reporting and operational finances has facilitated a more constructive, analytical mindset that has taken him to where he is today.
As CFO, Obeid will be in charge of driving the business’s financial planning, while identifying the firm’s strengths, and weaknesses. He will be working alongside CEO, Richard Fitzgerald and the board on the business’s regional strategic direction.
Commenting on the latest appointment, Richard Fitzgerald, CEO at Augustus Media, “Josef had made a significant and considerable contribution to the growth of our business across markets over the past 6 years. With a CFO on our C-suite, in addition to our board, we are more robust to navigate our business goals in the coming years."
Taking onto the role, Obeid said, “It has been a privilege to be part of Augustus’ growth story and a member of the team since its early days. I’m a true believer in the company's vision and the direction it’s heading. My priority is to continue to strengthen the business’ core while looking to grow and expand the company across the region, bringing our short and long-term vision to life to become the modern media company of choice.”