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As Chief Executive Officer, George Hojeige heads the mainland, free zone, and citizenship divisions of Virtuzone.
George has a vast array of business experience in different industries. He began his career in the telecoms industry in Canada as a process optimization engineer with Harris Microwave Communications, later moving to a sales director role in the Northeast U.S. with Savaria Corporation, the largest manufacturer of accessibility equipment in the world. In 2004, he moved to the Arabian Gulf to head the family business in electromechanical contracting, working on prestigious projects such as Burj Khalifa, Dubai Airport, and Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. His latest role before Virtuzone was Group Commercial Director at ITP Media Group, the largest media publishing house in the Gulf, whereas he headed the sales teams for titles such as Arabian Business, Esquire, CEO Middle East, and various B2B titles.
George has lived in the UAE for over 15 years and has built a wide network of business and government acquaintances while being very familiar with the region’s cultural and business practices. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.
With strong analytical aptitudes and a natural ability to adapt to changing environments, George holds a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal.