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Michael Shamma

Head of Key Accounts


Michael Shamma is the Head of Key Accounts at Eldorado’s EMEA Office, located in Vienna, Austria, responsible for a portfolio of over USD 250 mio. He joined Eldorado in 2016, one of the largest single line pulp mill in the world. 

Michael started in the paper industry in 2006 at Mondi’s Headoffice in Vienna. During his 10 years tenure, he held various executive positions within Mondi Industrial Bags, as Key Account Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Regional Compliance Officer, International Sales Director, Head of Moscow Office and has continuously been member of the ExCo team. He was relocated to Casablanca, Morocco, from 2007 – 2009 and to Beirut, Lebanon, from 2013 – 2016.

Michael played a critical role in transforming Mondi mills into sustainable profitable entities. He steered Mondi Bags Austria out of the financial crisis back in 2009; he was one of the first to advertise and implemented innovations to the packaging arm of Mondi since 2007 and worked jointly with Commercial Excellence to apply best practices in the Middle East. 

He holds an MBA from Webster Universty in Vienna, a BSc in Marketing from the Lebanese American University (LAU) and he is fluent in 4 languages. Michael is married and has one child. 


Tissue Panel: Opportunities presented by an increase in demand for tissue and hygiene products

Day 1

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

  • Assessing the supply and demand dynamics for tissue products in the Middle East
  • What are the latest innovations and advances in the industry?
  • Examining opportunities driven by a rising economy