Tarek Yassine Hamila
Tarek Yassine Hamila
Hamila Duty Free & YKH holding

Tarek Yassine Hamila has held several leadership positions since joining Hamila Duty Free in 1998, and now serves the company as Chief Executive Officer.

Hamila Duty Free was founded by Yassine Hamila in 1983, with a downtown duty free shop targeting diplomatic missions in Tunisia.

As leader of the company, Tarek Yassine Hamila has positioned Hamila Duty Free for its next generation of growth and led the company’s focus on development, spreading its operations to sea ports, ship chandling, ferries, airlines and airports. He has grown the business by over 700% over the last decade and recently achieved another milestone in the history of the company following its victory in the tender to operate duty free at five Tunisian airports, in partnership with ATÜ Duty Free (the joint venture between TAV Airports and Unifree Duty Free) and Gebr Heinemann.

Tarek Yassine Hamila earned a Business Administration degree in Marketing and Management from Webster University, Bellevue, Switzerland. He is also owner and CEO of YKH holding, a group of 13 companies present in the sectors of commerce, services, real estate and manufacturing.