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  • Board of Directors
  • Management Team
  • Mr. Moataz Al-Alfi

    Mr. Moataz Al-Alfi

    Chairman of the Board and CEO

    Mr. Moataz Al-Alfi

    Chairman of the Board and CEO

    In addition to his role at Egypt Kuwait Holding, he is the Chairman of Americana Group-Egypt; Board member of the Cairo Poultry Company; Founder and Chairman of Al-Alfi Foundation for Human and Social Development; Member of the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo and the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation.

  • Mr. Loay Jassim Al-Kharafi

    Mr. Loay Jassim Al-Kharafi

    Vice Chairman of the Board

    Mr. Loay Jassim Al-Kharafi

    Vice Chairman of the Board

    Mr. Al-Kharafi serves as Vice President of Mohamed Abdulmohsin Al-Kharafi and Sons Group; Chairman of Al-Mal Investment Co.; Vice Chairman of Kuwait Pipe Industries and Oil Services Co., Egypt; Chairman of International Pipe Industries Co., Egypt; Chairman of EMAK for Hotels and Tourism Development Co., Egypt; and Vice Chairman of MAK Holding for Investment Co., Egypt. He is also the owner of a legal firm and a member of the Kuwaiti Lawyers Association.

  • Mr. Sherif El-Zayat

    Mr. Sherif El-Zayat

    CEO

    Mr. Sherif El-Zayat

    CEO

    Mr. El-Zayat brings to EK Holding a wealth of experience in a wide cross-section of relevant industries. He was until recently founder and chief executive of Misr Glass Manufacturing Co. (MGM), having previously worked as managing director and deputy chairman of Al-Ahram Beverages Co. Mr. El-Zayat is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Chemical Industries (part of the Federation of Egyptian Industries) and serves as Chairman of its Diversified Chemicals Division, while he has also served as a board member of the Egyptian Chemical and Fertilizers Export Council since 2008.

  • Mr. Saad Al-Saad

    Mr. Saad Al-Saad

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Saad Al-Saad

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Al-Saad is Chairman and Managing Director of National Industries Group Holding Company and Managing Director of MABANEE. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Eagle Proprietary Investments Limited and as a member of the Board of Directors at Seera Investment Bank. Mr. Al-Saad is former Vice Chairman and Board member of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), former Vice Chairman of Contracting & Marine Services, and former Chairman of the Kuwait Association of Accountants & Auditors. He previously served on the Board of Directors at the Gulf Cable & Electrical Company, Kuwait Cement Company, National Bank of Kuwait, Kuwait Aviation Fuelling Company (KAFCO), Saudi Sand Lime Bricks & BM Company, the Higher Council for Planning and Delta Insurance Company.

  • Mr. Abdel Mohsen Al-Fares

    Mr. Abdel Mohsen Al-Fares

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Abdel Mohsen Al-Fares

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Al-Fares is Chairman and Managing Director of Kuwait Lebanon Holding Company. He also serves on the Board of Directors at MTC Vodafone, Kuwait Telecommunications and Consultancy Information Group.

  • Mr. Marzouk Al-Ghanim

    Mr. Marzouk Al-Ghanim

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Marzouk Al-Ghanim

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Al-Ghanim serves as Chairman of Boubyan Petrochemical Company and Kuwait Sports Club, Vice Chairman of Ali Thanyan Al-Ghanim and Sons Group, and CEO of Al-Ghanim and Sons Automotive Company. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at National Gas, Egypt; Jebail Chemical Industries, Saudi Arabia; Quality Net Company, Kuwait; Globe Telecom, Egypt; and Investment House, Kuwait.

  • Mr. Assad Al-Banwan

    Mr. Assad Al-Banwan

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Assad Al-Banwan

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Al-Banwan is Chairman of Mobile Telecommunications Company KSC (Zain), Kuwait; Chairman of Zain, Jordan; Chairman of Seera Bank, Bahrain; Chairman and Managing Director of Foras International Investment Co., KSA; Chairman of the Union of Investment Companies, Kuwait; Vice Chairman of Zain, Bahrain; Vice Chairman of Gulf Cable & Electrical Industries Company KSC, Kuwait; Vice Chairman of Gulf Investments, KSA; Vice Chairman of the Business Owners Union; and Vice Chairman of Al Mutahed, KSA. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at Zain; Holland, Iraq and Lebanon.

  • Mr. Hussein Al-Kharafi

    Mr. Hussein Al-Kharafi

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Hussein Al-Kharafi

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Al-Kharafi is Managing Director of Khalid Ali Al-Kharafi & Bros. Company and Chairman of the Kuwait Industrial Union. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Chamber of Commerce & Industry, a member of the Public Authority of Industry, and a member of the Board of Trustees at the Australian College of Kuwait.

  • Mr. Ayman Laz

    Mr. Ayman Laz

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Ayman Laz

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Laz is Director and Advisor to the Chairman at Egypt Kuwait Holding. He has been associated with the Al-Kharafi Group for over 30 years and with Egypt Kuwait Holding Company since its inception. Prior to his association with EKH and the Al-Kharafi Group, Mr. Laz worked with the Chase-National Bank, where his last position was Credit Manager. Mr. Laz has served on the Board of Directors of a leading state-owned Egyptian bank, an international joint venture bank operating in Egypt and Telecom Egypt. He also served on the Board of Trustees for Investment in Egypt and on the Board of Directors of The Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES). Mr. Laz has served and continues to serve on the Boards of Directors of leading Egyptian private sector companies operating in a number of key industries. He holds a degree in economics from the American University in Cairo.

  • Sheikh Mubarak Abdulla Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah

    Sheikh Mubarak Abdulla Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah

    Member of the Board

    Sheikh Mubarak Abdulla Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah

    Member of the Board

    His Excellency Al-Sabah is Group Vice Chairman at Action Group Holdings Company (KSCC) Kuwait, Founder of Action Real Estate Company (AREC), Chairman of Action Hotels W.L.L., Founding Chairman of Al Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company KSC, and Chairman of Kuwait-Austria Business and Friendship Association (KABFA). He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Abdullah Mubarak Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors at Equate Petrochemicals Company, and was honored as a Young Global Leader (YGL) in 2009 by the World Economic Forum.

  • Sheikh Fahd Hamed Abdulah El Sabah

    Sheikh Fahd Hamed Abdulah El Sabah

    Member of the Board

    Sheikh Fahd Hamed Abdulah El Sabah

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Al-Sabah is currently a business analyst serving under the Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions department at Alghanim Industries. His responsibilities include identifying, assessing, and recommending potential opportunities in different sectors within the region. Moreover, Mr. Al-Sabah assists other business units adopt the optimal strategy that aims to support their growth and expansion within Kuwait and abroad. Prior to his current role, Mr. Al-Sabah assisted in the Financial Planning and Analysis department in consolidating, analyzing and reporting the company’s financial performance using industry specific KPI’s across all businesses. Mr. Al-Sabah holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance from Kuwait University.

  • Eng. Amin Abaza

    Eng. Amin Abaza

    Member of the Board

    Eng. Amin Abaza

    Member of the Board

    Chairman of the Arab Cotton Ginning Co.; CEO of Modern Nile Cotton Company; President of the Cotton Exporters Association; Member of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian General Authority for Investments; Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Arab Republic of Egypt, 2006-2011.

  • Mr. Talal Jassim Al-Kharafi

    Mr. Talal Jassim Al-Kharafi

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Talal Jassim Al-Kharafi

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Al-Kharafi is the Chairman of Gulf North Africa Holding Company-Kuwait ; Vice Chairman of Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. – Kuwait ; Board Member of Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry- Kuwait ; Board Member of Asia Capital Investments Company-Kuwait ; Former Board Member of The Industrial Bank of Kuwait.

  • Mr. Husam Mohamed El-Sayed

    Mr. Husam Mohamed El-Sayed

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Husam Mohamed El-Sayed

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Husam El-Sayed is the Executive Director of Al-Khair National For Stocks & Real Estate Co– Kuwait, the investment arm of Al-Kharafi Group; Chief Financial Officer of Al-Kharafi Group in Lebanon and Syria; Chairman of RYMCO UK LTD–London; Board Member of Al-Nasr Gardens Holding–Kuwait; Board Member of Rasamny Younis Motor SAL (RYMCO)–Lebanon; Executive Board Member of United Insurance Company SAL (UIC)–Syria; Board Member of Kharafi Cham for Utilities Development LLC–Syria; and Board Member of the National Company For Plastic Industries WLL–Syria. Mr. El-Sayed was previously Chairman of Menajet Holding SAL–Lebanon and was a Board Member of First National Bank SAL (FNB)–Lebanon.

  • Eng. Ismail Osman

    Eng. Ismail Osman

    Board Member

    Eng. Ismail Osman

    Board Member

    Senior Advisor for Osman Ahmed Osman Group; Board Member and Secretary General of the Egyptian Business Association; Deputy Secretary General for the Federation of Arab Businessmen; Vice President of the Egyptian Federation for Construction & Building Contractors; Senior Vice President of the Arab Federation for Construction & Building Contractors; Chairman of the Local Council, Ismailia Governorate; and Chairman of the Board at the Giza Educational Cooperative Society (Misr Language Schools).

  • Mr. Mohamed Kamel

    Mr. Mohamed Kamel

    Board Member

    Mr. Mohamed Kamel

    Board Member

    Mr. Mohamed Kamel is Chief Executive Officer of the Egyptian Resorts Company (ERC). Prior to joining ERC, he spent eight years with KATO Investment, one of Egypt’s largest and most diversified industrial and services conglomerates. Mr. Kamel held several roles in different divisions of KATO, including sales and marketing, operations and project management, business development, and finally group Vice President of Strategy at KATO Investment’s headquarters. While at KATO, he was instrumental in creating the first modern privately-held, bonded warehouse at Cairo International Airport, and managed the debt- raising process from European banks for the aerospace division. Mr. Kamel also worked as a consultant with Bain & Company in their London offices following his MBA. Mr. Kamel holds a Bachelors degree in Economics with high honors from the American University in Cairo and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.

  • Mr. Marzouk Nasser Al-Kharafi

    Mr. Marzouk Nasser Al-Kharafi

    Board Member

    Mr. Marzouk Nasser Al-Kharafi

    Board Member

    Mr. Marzouq Al-Kharafi is the Chairman of Kuwait Food Company (AMERICANA) - Kuwait; Chairman of Kharafi National Infrastructure Projects Development, Construction and Services Co.- Egypt; Chairman of Kharafi National Co.- Bahrain; Chairman of Utilities Development Co. (UDC) - Kuwait; Chairman of Egyptian Company For Utilities Development Co.- Egypt; Vice Chairman of Kuwait Syrian Holding Co- Kuwait; Vice Chairman of ABJ Industries - Abu Dhabi; Board Member of ABJ Engineering & Contracting Co. – Kuwait; Board Member of Makhazen Co .Abu Dhabi - UAE; Partner of Kharafi National – Lebanon; General Manager of Kharafi National Co.- Abu Dhabi /Dubai; General Manager of Lebanese Utilities Co.- Lebanon; General Manager of Emirates Utilities Holding Co.- UAE; General Manager of Quality Technical Supplies Co.- Kuwait / Abu Dhabi; General Manager of Instant Access Professional & Technical Training Center Co.- Abu Dhabi; General Manager of Instant Access Co. For Sales & Rentals of Construction Equipment - Qatar; Director In the Group Executive Committee of M.A. Kharafi & Sons – Kuwait; Managing Director of Aluminum Industries Co. – Kuwait; and the Executive Manager of Kharafi National Co.- KSA.

  • Mr. Hussam Al-Kharafi

    Mr. Hussam Al-Kharafi

    Board Member

    Mr. Hussam Al-Kharafi

    Board Member

    Mr. Hussam Al-Kharafi is the chairman of MAK Investments Group of Companies - Port Ghalib, Egypt; Head of Real Estate Sector & Urban Development - Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al-Kharafi & Sons Co,- Kuwait; Member of the Executive Committee of Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al-Kharafi & Sons Group - Kuwait; Board Member of the National Industries Group (Holding) - Kuwait; Former Chairman of Noor Financial Investment Company; Former President of the Kuwait Society of Engineers; Former Board Member of Boubyan Bank – Kuwait; Former Board Member of Al-Ahleia Insurance Co.– Kuwait; Former Board Member of National Real Estate Co. – Kuwait; and Former Board Member of Mabanee Co. – Kuwait.

  • Mr. Waleed El Zorba

    Mr. Waleed El Zorba

    Member of the Board

    Mr. Waleed El Zorba

    Member of the Board

  • Mr. Moataz Al-Alfi

    Mr. Moataz Al-Alfi

    Chairman of the Board and CEO

  • Mr. Ayman Laz

    Mr. Ayman Laz

    Advisor to the Chairman and CEO

  • Mr. Sherif El-Zayat

    Mr. Sherif El-Zayat

    CEO

  • Ms. Sahar Farahat

    Ms. Sahar Farahat

    Senior Executive Vice President

  • Mr. Medhat Bonna

    Mr. Medhat Bonna

    Group Chief Financial Officer

  • Mr. Khaled El-Demerdash

    Mr. Khaled El-Demerdash

    Group Legal Counsel

  • Mr. Tamer Badrawi

    Mr. Tamer Badrawi

    Chief Human Resources & Communication Officer

  • Mr. Hany Ezzat

    Mr. Hany Ezzat

    Group Treasurer

  • Mr. Hany Azzam

    Mr. Hany Azzam

    Head of Corporate Governance

  • Mr. Elhamy El Sheikh

    Mr. Elhamy El Sheikh

    Sector Head - Gas

  • Mr. Sayed Hussein

    Mr. Sayed Hussein

    Sector Head – Cement

  • Mr. Alaa El-Banna

    Mr. Alaa El-Banna

    Vice President – Investments

  • Mr. Omar Foda

    Mr. Omar Foda

    Investment Director

  • Mr. Ashraf Abdel Aziz

    Mr. Ashraf Abdel Aziz

    Corporate Commercial Director

  • Mr. Haitham M.Abdel Moneim

    Mr. Haitham M.Abdel Moneim

    Senior Investor Relations Manager

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