Ditar Isai was appointed Leoron’s Chairman of the Board in October 2011 to help spearhead company’s growth into new markets of the Asia Pacific. He has a vast experience in China where he launched Nefab’s operations with locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Wuxi and Zhuhai. Ditar in his capacity as the President of Asia Pacific for NEFAB managed to spread his operations into other countries of the region as well including Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. After a successful decade in China, Ditar was appointed the President for Central - Eastern Europe where he led a period of consolidation after number of mergers and acquisitions. Born and raised in Sweden, he graduated from the Chalmers Tekniska Högskola where he got his designation Msc in Industrial engineering and management. Ditar has also received a management Training at the prestigious INSEAD. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Dr. Khalid Al-Tawil
Member of the Board
Dr. Khalid AlTawil was the founder, vice chairman of board, and head of executive committee for Al Elm Company for over 5 years. He is an Executive Board Member Of the International Chamber of Commerce -Saudi Arabia, and member of the Audit Committee for Capital Market Authority in Saudi Arabia. He is partner and board member for LEORON Professional Development Institute, and board member of VFS TasHeel International. He is board member of Trustees for Prince Sultan University since its establishment and a Private Equity advisor for several International Funds.
Dr. Khalid AlTawil was an Executive Advisor to HRH Pr. Mohammad Ben Naif Asst. Min. for Security Affairs; He was the Director General for the National Information Center of Saudi Arabia for over 8 years. In this distinguished role, he led mission critical information technology initiatives which enable, service, and touch all Citizens/Non-Citizens within the Kingdom. Dr. AlTawil has also published several papers in the area of network, security, distributed systems, e-Government, and was a Keynote speaker at several National and International conferences throughout his career, He was the Chairman of Computer Engineering Department, and Dean of College of Computer Sciences and Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. AlTawil holds an Executive MBA from Edinburgh University, and a PhD degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, United States of America. He is a member of IEEE and ACM. He has completed several Leadership, Investment, and Management programs from Stanford, Harvard, Oxford, MIT, and INSEAD.
Member of the Board and GM
Arben has built up an extensive experience in the training and development industry from various regions of the world. After graduating in Business Administration from the State University of New York, Arben started his career as Conference Sponsorship Manager at Marcus Evans Prague office, focusing on financial services industry in the CEE region. Soon after he helped establish the Sponsorship department for Uniglobal Research and he acted as the Business Development Director for the same. In 2007, Arben gets hired by IIR Middle East, an Informa business, in Dubai with focus on Middle East and North Africa. He was promoted to Director for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and spearheaded company’s activities in the Kingdom.
Arben co-founded LEORON in 2010 and has been responsible for its exponential growth and international expansion into Middle East, Europe, Africa and Central Asia. His involvement in numerous HR Performance Improvement projects for large corporations and government organisations across the MENA region has strengthened LEORON’s profile as a leading Talent Management organisation in the region. Fluent in many European languages, in addition to English, Arben promotes multiculturalism and cooperation in his private as well as professional life.
Member of the Board
Kevin Rutherford is the Managing Principal of TalentLeap, Inc., an international human capital consulting, education, assessment, and research firm that helps companies produce superior business results through strategic talent management. He also serves as the Chief Talent Strategist at Talent Management Academy, a strategic human resources education and knowledge exchange network dedicated to building HR professional’s strategic capabilities. A successful entrepreneur, Kevin was an equity partner at Navicus, Inc, a leading employment screening and talent management software vendor. Serving in a variety of roles as CEO, EVP, and Chief Talent Advisor, Kevin helped grow the business rapidly receiving Inc. 5000’s fastest growing company’s distinction four years in a row. The company’s success resulted in an acquisition by Pinkerton, a division of Securitas in 2010.
Ditar Isai was appointed Leoron’s Chairman of the Board in October 2011 to help spearhead company’s growth into new markets of the Asia Pacific. He has a vast experience in China where he launched Nefab’s operations with locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Wuxi and Zhuhai. Ditar in his capacity as the President of Asia Pacific for NEFAB managed to spread his operations into other countries of the region as well including Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. After a successful decade in China, Ditar was appointed the President fo