Mohammed Alshaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft has been awarded Business Person of the Year by the International Superyacht Society. Held at the ISS Design & Leadership ceremony in Florida, USA, Mr Alshaali was applauded for the his remarkable contributions to the world’s leisure marine industry over the last thirty-six years.

Mohammed started his career as one of the UAE’s key diplomats holding positions such as UAE Ambassador to the USA, representative of the UAE at the European office of United Nations in Geneva and many more. Mr Alshaali finally served as a Minister of State for Foreign Affairs before retiring and devoting his full time to Gulf Craft in 2008.