About Masoud Golshani

Masoud is a very commercial and strategic HR expert based in Dubai who has worked in almost every country in the region. He has a deep knowledge of FMCG and Telecom fields having worked 5 and half years with Coca-Cola MENA and 13 years in Vodafone globally. He has 30 years of professional experience, lived in 7 countries and worked in over 30 cultures across the world. He has successfully worked in British, US, Japanese, Italian, Dutch, Turkish, Arab and Iranian companies across many sectors and industries including, Telecom, Banking, FMCG, Retail, and Manufacturing, both in HR and General Management roles (P+L Accountable). He currently works with clients such as MCI Telecom in Iran, Ericsson Middle East, and Al Yasra group in Kuwait.

Areas of Expertise
Organizational transformation and turnaround success in many cultures and industries
Proven talent & Leadership development expertise over many years
Lecturing in many universities around the world for many years and has spoken at over 20
international conferences around the world
Work with the top Strategic consultancies in the world including Bain and McKinsey
Long experience of working with all the top global headhunters

Masoud has worked 5 years in Coca-Cola as a Bottler HR Director, looking after 4 large factories
and 16 country operations including Iran and the whole of the MENA region
He worked 13 years for Vodafone PLC in Group, Regional and country operations including managing
the turnaround of Vodafone Netherlands, Turkey and Cyprus
Other HR experience in Burton Group (Fashion), Pizza Hut, Nationwide (Banking)
He was General Manager of a Japanese company for 5 years and has set up his own shops

MBA, Middlesex University 1988
Post Graduate Diploma in HR 1986
Graduate of Charter Institute of People Development (CIPD uK) 1986
Level B British Psychological Society, SHL Trained 1987, MBTI Step 1 & 22005
IMD trainer training in Change Management 2002
London Business School’s Strategy into Action program 2004
Pace university New York certificate in Management of Multi Nationals 1987
Master Practitioner in Neuro-linguistic programming used for Coaching 2013



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