Head of Commercial Development


Makr Shakr is seeking a seasoned commercial leader with a proven track record in the F&B or kitchen automation industry, who is eager to explore and enhance the industry through robotics and automation. The ideal candidate will possess a strong business and sales background in the food and beverage industry and a history of successfully leading ventures from inception to market leadership. The primary responsibilities will include defining the strategy for spearheading the company's expansion into global markets, particularly focusing on the US and Europe, leveraging expertise to drive growth and establish Makr Shakr as the premier provider of robotic bar solutions globally.

Desired professional experience in order of relevance:

  • Experience in a senior leadership position in the hospitality industries (i.e. hotels, restaurants, casinos, cruises, and entertainment venues).

  • Lead new product launches and marketing initiatives, driving significant revenue growth.


  • Managed sales for a leading beverage company, overseeing multiple locations.


  • Implemented cost-saving measures and operational efficiencies, optimizing profitability.


  • Founded and led a startup specializing in the F&B or kitchen automation industry.


Key Skills and attributes:

  • Deep understanding of the F&B industry with a visionary strategy and a keen eye for innovation, ideally with a focus on automation and robotics.

  • Results-oriented approach, dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experiences and maximizing shareholder value.

  •  Excellent communication and negotiation skills, essential for forging partnerships and expanding the client base.

  • Strong entrepreneurial and leadership abilities, adept at identifying market opportunities and capitalizing on them.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field.

Join our team to experience a dynamic environment with ample opportunities for professional growth and development, competitive compensation, cutting-edge technology, and a culture of inclusivity and respect, shaping the future of our industry together.


Makr Shakr is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity or any other factor.





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