About Us

Management Team

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Bassam Al Wardi

General Manager

Bassam has a wealth of Duty Free experience and has contributed greatly to the success of Bahrain Duty Free, being a member of the Senior Management team for over 14 year . Bassam holds an MBA from Hull University in UK.

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Dominic Carroll

Head of Finance

Mr. Carroll is a member of the Institute of Certifified Public Accountants in Ireland. He has been Head of Finance in Bahrain Duty Free since February 2008. Prior to joining Bahrain Duty Free, Mr. Carroll was Financial Manager of an Italian Pharmaceutical Company and prior to that worked in various financial roles for the Coca-cola Company over a 20 year period.

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Domnick O'Reilly

Head of Operations

Mr. O Reilly has been working with Bahrain Duty Free as Head of Operations since April 2012. He brings a wealth of duty free experience gained during in excess of 21 years working with Aer Rianta International. Prior to joining the BDFS team he has worked in duty free operations in Ireland, Russia, Ukraine and Barbados where he was General Manager of the operation there. He has an MBA in Retailing from Stirling University and also participated in the inaugural Retail Management Development Programme run by Aer Rianta in 1994.

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Shane O’Sullivan

Head of Purchasing

Mr. O’Sullivan joined Bahrain Duty Free in November 2015 as Head of Purchasing. Prior to joining Bahrain Duty Free, Mr. O’Sullivan worked for Aer Rianta International in Ireland and was responsible for the Liquor & Tobacco categories for Dublin & Cork airports. He has also 8 years domestic retail experience in Ireland having worked for Superquinn, now part of the Musgrave owned retail chain Supervalu, across a number of different categories. He holds a BA in Business Studies from the Institute of Technology Tallaght.

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Shibu Abraham

Head of IT & Logistics

Mr. Abraham joined Bahrain Duty Free in 2011 and is an accomplished senior professional with a highly successful background in IT management, IT Process Improvement and IT Operations. Prior to joining Bahrain Duty Free, Mr. Abraham worked with Agility Logistics as IT Manager heading up the IT Operations and Systems Development of Agility Logistics regionally. He also worked over a 14-year period in Oman, India, UAE and UK in various IT roles and with various companies such as PDO Oman and Allianz Insurance.

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Sujat Ameen

Head of Business Support

Sujat has been working with Bahrain Duty Free since 2007 and is currently responsible for Marketing, Administration, Business Intelligence & Inventory Management. Sujat has a vast experience working in various departments within Bahrain Duty Free and holds an MBA from Bangalore University in India.