Thaer Suleiman is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Partner of CASHU, the leading Arab prepaid online and mobile payment platform in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Thaer brings over 19 years of business, operations, marketing, and sales experience to the CASHU team. He is responsible for driving the company’s strategic planning, business and product development, Fintech, and the development of CASHU’s online payment and mobile payment platform.
Suleiman led one of the first management buy-outs in MENA, in partnership with Genero Capital, which was successfully concluded in December 2015 acquiring 100 per cent of CASHU from Souq.com, the region’s leading shopping portal. He previously served as the Director of Strategy and Development at PayFort, the Arab world’s leading online payment gateway and online payment solution provider, as well as serving concurrently as the General Manager for CASHU.
In 2004 Suleiman co-founded Atrab Est., an ecommerce platform for retail and wholesale, production, import and export of fashion products. He served as the company’s CEO from 2004 to 2010. In this role, Suleiman led a large team and managed all business activities from strategy development to operations and online marketing.
Suleiman holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on International Business.