Dr. Elie Daher

EVP & CMO

United Safety International

Dr. Daher is currently the Executive Vice President International for United Safety. He is tasked to spearhead the international growth strategy and to reinforce the position of United Safety as the partner of choice for both Upstream Oil and Gas companies and Industrial customers for safety solutions worldwide. Prior to his role at United Safety, Elie was the Vice President and Managing Director of NExT ( Network of Excellence in Training), a Schlumberger company in partnership with Texas A&M, Oklahoma University and Herriot Watt University specializing in capability acceleration and development for the oil and gas professionals. Dr. Daher brings over 26 years of Energy, Industrial and Education experience spanning across Asia, Middle East and the US. He occupied various roles in Management, HSE, Strategic and Products Marketing, Technical and Business Consulting. Dr. Daher has collaborated and coordinated with global functional, regional leaders and academia to foster innovation and help fuel the talent flow. He serves on several advisory boards such as the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) Council, CLOSE (Coalition to Leverage and Optimize Sales Effectiveness), Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network as well as Engineering and MBA programs at the American University in Dubai (AUD). He has also been a guest speaker at several events and conferences with a recent keynote at the Collaborate to Innovate event in Dubai and a panelist at the CMO Summit for the Middle East discussing Global Marketer perceptions in the MENA region. Dr. Daher also serves on many industry committees namely the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC 2011), Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Conference (ADIPEC), MEOS 2011 and other committees. Dr. Daher holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the “Ecole Superieure D’Ingenieurie De Beyrouth”–ESIB-Beirut, a Masters and a Doctorate degree in Business Administration from Southern Cross University – Australia.