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O2K Limited and its Principals have been active players in the GCC since 1990, supporting and advising International Companies, Local Enterprises, Academia and Government stakeholders in strategic and operational activities.

...Offset and ICV Solutions

O2K’s Principals and Associates work with clients to develop and implement business development, offset and localization strategies as well as training.  O2K applies its extensive experience and  global networks of professional, project, academic and government networks on behalf of clients.

Meet the Team

Kim Schofield - Managing Partner

A proven business development executive, Kim has over 35 years’ experience in manufacturing engineering and international business development. Kim’s clients have included globally recognized companies in defense, aviation, security, telecommunications, hospitality, retail, healthcare, education and business risk analysis industries. An inspirational and motivating leader she was a board member and president of both AMCHAM Abu Dhabi and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, for over 8 years.

Rob Castro - Strategic Director

Rob’s specialization is business strategic and tactical development and has advised both the Public and Private sectors in more than 15 countries. Rob has tremendous experience with global business practices and cultures and has implemented programs for bi and multilateral agencies. Global competitiveness built on local capacity is central to his approach to ensure sustainability in all initiatives in which he has been involved.

Christopher Rivers - Regional Director

Chris is a highly-respected member of the international business community, specifically serving the defense and security sectors for government and industry. Mr. Rivers has over 40 years of living and conducting business internationally. Although his focus has been on the Middle East, his travels and business operations and successes also include Latin America, the Philippines, the Far East, Australia and Europe.

Welcome to the O2K Limited Project Management Portal

Your privacy is critically important to us.

O2K Limited is located at:

O2K Limited Tamouh Tower, 16th Floor, Al Reem Island,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971554443877

Introduction

These Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our Project Management Portal (hereinafter referred to as ‘O2KPMP’) accessible at o2kltd.com.

These Terms will be applied fully and affect to your use of this O2KPMP. By using this O2KPMP you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use this O2KPMP if you disagree with any of these Standard Terms and Conditions.

Non O2K Limited approved people are not allowed to use this O2KPMP.

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Other than the content you own, under these Terms, O2K Limited and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this O2KPMP.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this O2KPMP.

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You are specifically restricted from all of the following:

  • publishing any O2KPMP material in any other media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any O2KPMP material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any O2KPMP material;
  • using this O2KPMP in any way that is or may be damaging to this O2KPMP;
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  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this O2KPMP;
  • using this O2KPMP to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of this O2KPMP are restricted from being access by you and O2K Limited may further restrict access by you to any areas of this O2KPMP, at any time, in absolute discretion.

Any user ID and password you may have for this O2KPMP are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

Your Content

In these O2KPMP Standard Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video text, images or other material you choose to display on this O2KPMP.

By displaying Your Content, you grant O2K Limited permission to utilize your Content in the execution of the Project in accordance with your Order, Contract or other instruction to carry out the works as agreed.

Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights.

No warranties

This O2KPMP is provided “as is,” with all faults, and O2K Limited express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this O2KPMP or the materials contained on this O2KPMP.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall O2K Limited, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, shall be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this O2KPMP whether such liability is under contract.

O2K Limited, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this O2KPMP.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent O2K Limited from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Variation of Terms

O2K Limited is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this O2KPMP you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.

Assignment

The O2K Limited is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between O2K Limited and you in relation to your use of this O2KPMP and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the United Arab Emirates for the resolution of any disputes.

Welcome to our Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us.

O2K LimitedO2K Limited

Tamouh Tower, 16th Floor,
Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971554443877

It is O2K Limited’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.o2kltd.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “www.o2kltd.com”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, O2K Limitede collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. O2K Limitede’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how O2K Limitede’s visitors use its website. From time to time, O2K Limitede may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

O2K Limitede also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.o2kltd.com blog posts. O2K Limitede only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to O2K Limited’s websites choose to interact with O2K Limited in ways that require O2K Limited to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that O2K Limited gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.o2kltd.com to provide a username and email address.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

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Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by O2K Limited and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

O2K Limited may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. O2K Limited may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, O2K Limited does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, O2K Limitede uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. O2K Limitede uses cookies to help O2K Limited identify and track visitors, their usage of https://www.o2kltd.com, and their website access preferences. O2K Limited visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using O2K Limited’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of O2K Limited’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to O2K Limited’s use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, O2K Limitede may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in O2K Limitede’s sole discretion. O2K Limitede encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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June 13, 2019

AmCham Abu Dhabi Announces Newly Elected 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. – AmCham Abu Dhabi held its 2019 Annual General Meeting at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on June 12, where the members of the 2019-2020 Board of Directors were elected and the new amendments to the Constitution were announced.

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June 13 2019

AmCham Abu Dhabi Announces Newly Elected 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. – AmCham Abu Dhabi held its 2019 Annual General Meeting at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on June 12, where the members of the 2019-2020 Board of Directors were elected and the new amendments to the Constitution were announced. On July 1, 2019 the following individuals will assume roles as Board Officers and Members-at-Large for a one year term that will expire June 30, 2020.

Board Officers:
  • Chairman: Jay Huston, General Manager, Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C., Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Defense Systems Group
  • Vice Chairman: Alan L. Davis, Chief Executive, Raytheon Emirates Ltd.
  • Treasurer: Frank Conway, Senior Advisor, Mubadala Investment Company
  • Secretary: Charles Laubach, Partner, Afridi & Angel

    Members-at-Large (alphabetical order):

  • Steve Abdenour, Chief Operating Officer, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Nasser Al Osaiba, Managing Partner, Abu Dhabi Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel
  • Elissar Farah Antonios, Chief Executive Officer, Cluster Head for Levant & Iraq, Citibank – U.A.E.
  • Leslie Bellas, Consultant – Environmental Programs, RTI International
  • Yvette L. Campbell, Institutional Advancement Director, American Community School of Abu Dhabi
  • Rula Dajani, Country Director, AMIDEAST U.A.E. Michael Dishman, Senior Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Oshkosh Defense
  • Mike Hanlin, F-16 Program Manager – Middle East & North Africa, Lockheed Martin Global Inc.
  • Christian Lenoble, President & U.A.E. Lead Country Manager, Exxon (Al Khalij) Inc.
  • Kim Schofield, Managing Partner, O2K Ltd.
  • Dareen Zoughbi, Senior Director, Eastern Growth Markets, GE Healthcare, General Electric

The Annual General Meeting was kicked off with opening remarks by Executive Director Liz Beneski. Chairman Sharief Fahmy provided the Call to Order and an overview of AmCham Abu Dhabi. Following his remarks, Board Committee Chairs reported on their accomplishments over the last 12 months. The committees included Finance, Programs, Women in Business, Roundtables, U.S. – U.A.E. Public Affairs, Legal Affairs, Membership and Arts, Culture & Education. In addition, the 2019 Membership Directory was unveiled.

Sharief Fahmy, AmCham Abu Dhabi Chairman 2016 – 2019

Sharief Fahmy, on behalf of the 2018-2019 Board of Directors, acknowledged AmCham Abu Dhabi’s Falcon Club and Platinum Members, for their significant contributions to AmCham Abu Dhabi. In addition, the Board of Directors expressed their appreciation to Dr. Qaiser Anis and the Nominating Committee Members Josh Dobbs and Hana Al Kathib for their work putting together a slate of outstanding candidates. Furthermore, they extended their gratitude to Platinum Member Alliott Hadi Shahid Chartered Accountants who verified all votes and to all the Members of AmCham Abu Dhabi who participated in the 2019-2020 Board elections and attended the Annual General Meeting.

From Left to Right: Dareen Zoughbi, Senior Director, Eastern Growth Markets, GE Healthcare, General Electric; Christian Lenoble, President & U.A.E. Lead Country Manager, Exxon (Al Khalij) Inc.; Mike Hanlin, F-16 Program Manager – Middle East & North Africa, Lockheed Martin Global Inc.; Rula Dajani, Country Director, AMIDEAST U.A.E.; Nasser Al Osaiba, Managing Partner, Abu Dhabi Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel; Frank Conway, Senior Advisor, Mubadala Investment Company; Jay Huston, General Manager, Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C., Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Defense Systems Group; Alan L. Davis, Chief Executive, Raytheon Emirates Ltd.; Elissar Farah Antonios, Chief Executive Officer, Cluster Head for Levant & Iraq, Citibank – U.A.E.; Leslie Bellas, Consultant – Environmental Programs, RTI International; Yvette L. Campbell, Institutional Advancement Director, American Community School of Abu Dhabi and Michael Dishman, Senior Managing Director, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Oshkosh Defense.