Mr. Hossam Eldin Abdelwahab joined Banque Misr in October 2018 as Vice Chairman. Prior to joining Banque Misr, Mr. Abdelwahab was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait, where he led the retail, branches and SMEs divisions from 2016 until September 2018. Mr. Abdelwahab began his banking career in 1989 at Gulf Bank in Kuwait before moving to Procter & Gamble in 1991, climbing up the ranks throughout his nine years working for the company. He held the position of Head of Investments in 2000. He subsequently left Procter & Gamble to join Investia Venture Capital from 2000 until 2001 as Manager of Investments. Later in 2001, he moved to Citibank Egypt, taking on leadership positions from 2001 to 2006 in the fields of risk management, distribution and operations.
He then moved to Citibank regional office in London as Vice President of Credit Operations for Middle East and Africa and Europe from 2006 to 2008. Later, he took the position of Head of Retail Banking at Audi Bank Egypt from 2008 to 2012, before moving to the Arab Banking Corporation, where he held the position of Executive Board Member and Head of Retail Banking and Branches from 2012 to 2016. Mr. Abdelwahab received his bachelor's degree in Accounting & Auditing from the Faculty of Commerce, Economics and Political Science at Kuwait University.
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