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Shafeena Yusuff Ali

Shafeena is the CEO of Tablez Food Company; Chairperson of Tablez India; and Director of Twenty14 Holdings, all subsidiaries of the LuLu Group International. 

Endowed with a futuristic vision of hospitality, as well as an enduring passion for travel and food, Shafeena has successfully set up businesses in UAE and India. In addition to introducing internationally renowned F&B concepts to both countries, she has also developed the homegrown brands – Peppermill, Bloomsbury’s, and Ming’s Chamber. In a remarkable wave of expansion, Shafeena has established more than 30 F&B stores in the span of 7 years. Shafeena also leads the organized retail arm of the group – Tablez India, and is a key member of the hospitality investment arm, Twenty14 Holdings. 

Shafeena recently completed her International EMBA from Oxford University and was chosen as one of the ‘Best & Brightest’ Executive MBAs from the class of 2018 by Poets & Quants for Executives, a news website devoted to the coverage of business schools, MBA degrees, and MBA rankings. An inspiring leader who works with passion and achieves success while upholding her integral values and principles, Shafeena has set standards of excellence in the fields of business she has ventured into. 

Positions

CEO – Tablez Food Company

Chairperson – Tablez India

Director – Twenty14 Holdings

Recognitions

NRK Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Destination Kerala Women Business Summit 2018

Achiever of the Year Award, Emirates Woman of the Year Awards 2017

Outstanding Contribution for Excellent Services to the Society Award, Kerala Social Welfare Awards 2015 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, GR8 Woman Awards 2012