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Mr. Hossam El Din Abdel Wahab

Mr. Hossam El Din Abdel Wahab joined Banque Misr in October 2018 as Vice Chairman of Banque Misr. Prior to joining Banque Misr, Mr. Hossam El Din Abdel Wahab was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait in charge of the retail, branches and SMEs divisions at the bank from 2016 until September 2018.


Mr. Abdel Wahab 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. During that time, he held the positions 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 position from 2001 to 2006 in the fields of collection and fraud risk management, as well as distribution and operations.

He then moved to Citibank London as deputy head of credit operations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regional office 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. Abdel Wahab received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from the Faculty of Commerce, Economics and Political Science at Kuwait University.