With over 40 years of experience spanning across three continents, Irfan Tansel is recognized as one of the ‘Top 100 CEOs in the Middle East’ by Forbes Middle East, and he is driven to disrupt the automotive industry and to create a legacy.

Under Irfan’s leadership, Al Masaood Automobiles has been conferred numerous accolades. In 2013, 2019, Al Masaood won the Nissan Global Dealer Award and in 2020, Al Masaood Automobiles won the coveted Global Nissan After-sales Awards, a global award that recognizes the accomplishment of remarkable after-sales performance, excellent customer service, and contribution to Nissan’s business. INFINITI presented Al Masaood with the ‘Outstanding Performance Award’ in 2020 for strengthening the market share in Abu Dhabi. Renault awarded Al Masaood with the prestigious Global Partners Award (P.A.R.I.S. Challenge) in 2020, being the highest accolade for car dealerships granted for exceptional performance in customer satisfaction, and in Sales and After-sales.