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Hisham El Khazindar
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Qalaa Holdings

Mr. Hisham El-Khazindar is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Citadel Capital, the leading investment company in Africa and the Middle East. Established in 2004, Citadel Capital controls investments of US$ 9.5 billion with a focus on 5 core industries: Energy, Transportation, Agrifoods, Mining, and Cement. Prior to co-founding Citadel Capital, Mr. El-Khazindar was Executive Director of Investment Banking at EFG Hermes where he advised on landmark M&A and IPO transactions in the region, and where he started his career in 1996. During 1999-2000, he was on secondment to Goldman Sachs in London. Mr. El-Khazindar serves on the boards of several leading regional companies including El Sewedy Electric and Magrabi Retail, and on the Advisory Committee of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. He also serves as a Trustee of the American University in Cairo, as a Trustee of the Cairo Children’s Cancer Hospital, and as a Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Middle East Leadership Initiative. In 2013 Mr. El-Khazindar was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He holds a BA in Economics from the American University in Cairo (1996) and an MBA from Harvard Business School (2003).

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