Delegate Profile


Job TitleCEO

Company NameLiwa Trading Entreprises


With over three decades of experience in the Fashion Retail Industry, Mark Tesseyman has made his mark as an experienced successful Retailer across GCC, North Africa, Russia in addition to Europe and the UK. 

Tesseyman was appointed CEO of LIWA Trading Enterprises in 2015 to restructure and grow the organization. A key focus has been to target specific market sectors and evolve a Retail Strategy in line with shifting global trends. He has driven the change management agenda placing the customer first, improving performance and transforming the way the company operates. 

Tesseyman has extensive international experience, developing and implementing best practice retail management systems and working for industry-leading international companies, including Next Retail, Matalan Ltd, The Peacock Group and Alshaya. Prior to his current role, he held key senior positions including Vice President, Managing Director and Operations Director at both large corporate PLC companies as well as family owned organisations. He is also familiar with Private Equity backed businesses. 

He holds a BA (Hons.) and a MBA in Business Studies from Stirling University in the United Kingdom. 



About Liwa Trading Entreprises

Over the years, Liwa Trading Enterprises has developed a retail portfolio across the fashion, footwear, accessory, and home categories for a number of internationally reputed retail brands.

Operating 20 international brands, with 250 stores throughout GCC, Liwa uses market expertise to deliver successful franchise partnerships. The company continues to grow through understanding consumer needs and driving a best in class retail experience.

Liwa is a subsidiary of Al Nasser Holdings, which was established in the UAE in 1987 to build a presence in the retail sector. 

Conference Sessions


    13-Nov-2019, 11:30 - 14:00, Majestic Hotel Cannes

    For its 25th edition, MAPIC will host an exclusive closed-door event gathering +30 international multi-unit franchise partners, master franchises and a selectio...

    • Language: English

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