People: Orascom Development Holding AG (ODHN.S)

ODHN.S on Swiss Exchange

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22 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samih Sawiris

57 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Aly Elhitamy

73 2014 Managing Director Egypt

Hamza Selim

52 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Muriya Holding Oman

Raymond Cron

54 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Dalia Gezery

2014 Chief Human Resource Officer

Amin Seraj

2013 Senior Vice Destination Management Egypt

Iskandar Tohma

2014 Executive Member of Board

Abdelhamid Abouyoussef

2014 Chief Hotels Officer

Daniel Goering

2012 Head of Communications

Stuart Siegel

53 2012 Chief Real Estate Officer

Jurgen Fischer

2014 Member of the Board

Jurg Weber

65 2014 Member of the Board

Adil Douiri

50 2008 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Franz Egle

57 2008 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Carolina Mueller-Moehl

46 2008 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Marco Sieber

2014 Non-Executive Member of the Board

Till Leisner

Head of Group Controlling & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Samih Sawiris

Eng. Samih Onsi Najib Sawiris has been reappointed as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Orascom Development Holding AG as of February 28, 2014. He is Founder of the Company and has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orascom Development Holding AG since November 1, 2011. Prior to that, he also served as Chief Executive Officer at the Company. After receiving his Diploma in Economic Engineering from Berlin Technische Universitaet (the Technical University of Berlin) in 1980, he founded his first company, National Marine Boat Factory. In 1996, he established Orascom Projects for Touristic Development and, in 1997, Orascom Hotel Holdings, the two companies that later merged to form Orascom Hotels & Development S.A.E. (OHD). He has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of OHD since its incorporation. Furthermore, Eng. Sawiris established El Gouna Beverages Co., in 1997, which he sold in 2001. He was first elected to the Board in 2008. He is also Member of the Board of a number of subsidiaries of the Company.

Aly Elhitamy

Mr. Aly Elhitamy has been serving as Managing Director of Orascom Hotels and Development, the Groups Egyptian subsidiary effctive April 15, 2014. Previously, he was Chief Construction Officer & Managing Director Egypt at Orascom Development Holding AG from October 4, 2012 till April 15, 2014. Prior to that, he was heading the Group MENA Construction Segment for four years. For the past three decades, he has been heading managerial positions in construction and real estate companies. From 2004 to 2008, he held the position of Vice Chairman of the Egyptian Federation for Construction and Building Contractors. In addition to his engineering degree from Cairo University, he is a licensed Consultant Engineer from the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers in the field of managing civil projects since 1986.

Hamza Selim

Mr. Hamza Selim has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Muriya Holding Oman, a subsidairy of Orascom Development Holding AG, as of June 11, 2013. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President Destination Management of Orascom Development Holding AG. In addition, he also acts as Managing Director for the destination El Gouna. Prior to joining the Company in 2005, he worked with Hyatt Regency, serving as General Manager for its Taba Heights property, as well as in the capacity of Area General Manager for Egypt. Other positions held with Hyatt Regency include those of Regional Director of Marketing for the Middle East and of General Manager for Hotels in Jeddah and Dubai. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Cairo University. He joined Orascom Development in 2005. Mr. Selim was a former member of the Board of Directors of Muriya, the joint venture between Orascom Development.

Raymond Cron

Mr. Raymond Cron has been Chief Operating Officer of Orascom Development Holding AG since 2012. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President European Destinations at the Company from January 1, 2009. He joined the Company as Head of European Destinations responsible for all the Group’s European projects. Prior to that, he was Director General of the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) from 2003 to 2008. From 1989 onward, he held management positions in construction companies in Switzerland and in 1996, he was appointed Managing Director and Member of the Executive Board in a key Swiss construction enterprise. Mr. Cron graduated from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich), followed by postgraduate studies in business management at BWI/ETH in Zurich.

Dalia Gezery

Mrs. Dalia El Gezery is appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer of Orascom Development Holding AG effective September 1, 2014. She served as HR Director and member of the Executive Management of Vodafone Egypt since 2000. She is also member of the board of the Vodafone Foundation. Previously she worked for Lloyd's insurance company in the UK and AT&T/Lucent Technologies in the Middle East & Egypt. She completed Management Diploma in Business Administration and Human Resources from the American University in Cairo.

Amin Seraj

Mr. Amin Seraj has been appointed as Senior Vice Destination Management Egypt of Orascom Development Holding AG as of June 11, 2013. This includes among others the towns El Gouna on the Red Sea and Taba Heights on the Sinai Peninsula. Mr. Seraj remains head of Orascom Development and Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orascom Development. Mr. Seraj has 18 years of experience in the fields of Real Estate, Construction, Maintenance, and Property Management and held several executive positions in well-established and multi-national companies before joining Orascom Development eight years ago.

Iskandar Tohma

Dr. Iskandar Adel Iskandar Tohma has been Executive Director at Orascom Development Holding since April 10, 2014. He previously served as Acting Group CFO and Director from September 1, 2013 till April 10, 2014 at the Company. Prior to this, he was Non Executive Director at the Company. He holds a Doctorate in Finance.

Abdelhamid Abouyoussef

Daniel Goering

Mr. Daniel Goering has been appointed Head of Communications at Orascom Development Holding AG with effect from mid October 2012. He is responsible for all communication activities of the Company, including the tourism project Andermatt Swiss Alps. He has been working in the communications department of the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) since 2001 and has been its head since 2005. He also worked for more than ten years as a journalist for Swiss daily newspapers as well as for a Swiss news agency.

Stuart Siegel

Mr. Stuart N. Siegel has been Chief Real Estate Officer of Orascom Development Holding AG since November 2012. For more than 25 years he worked for Sotheby’s International Realty, a subsidiary of the global auctioneer, 15 years as President and CEO. He led the growth of the firm to become one of the most visible international real estate brokerage companies. In 2006 Mr. Siegel founded a marketing and consulting firm providing advisory services to real estate investors and developers of luxury property, destination resorts and hotels. Mr. Siegel holds a Master of Arts in Architectural History and Historic Preservation and a Graduate Certificate of Executive Leadership.

Jurgen Fischer

Jurg Weber

Adil Douiri

Mr. Adil Douiri has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Orascom Development Holding AG since May 13, 2008. He is Member of Company's Audit Committee. From 2002 to 2007, he served in His Majesty’s the King Mohamed VI Government, first as Minister of Tourism from 2002 to 2004, and then as Minister for Tourism, Crafts and Social Economy from 2004 to 2007. In 1992, Mr. Douiri founded Casablanca Finance Group (now known as as CFG Group). Until 2002, he was Chairman of its Supervisory Board and is now its Member of the Board. He is also Member of the Board of BMCE Bank and of MFEx. He graduated as Engineer from Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussees (ENPC) in Paris.

Franz Egle

Mr. Franz Egle has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Orascom Development Holding AG since 2008. He has a background in the fields of strategy development and implementation, corporate communication, media and public affairs. After holding different senior executive positions in the private sector, he was in charge of communications at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and was Adviser to Member of the Federal Council. Before co-founding and becoming Partner of Dynamics Group, in 2006, he was Partner of a communication and financial consultancy. He is Senior Partner of Dynamics Group. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG since 2007. He holds a Doctor's degree in Sociology from Universitaet Zuerich.

Carolina Mueller-Moehl

Ms. Carolina Mueller-Moehl has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Orascom Development Holding AG since May 13, 2008. She is Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee at the Company. From 1999 to 2000, she served as Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Mueller-Moehl Holding AG, after working as Journalist and Advertising and Public Relations Consultant. She is Member of the Board of Directors of Nestle S.A. and Chairperson of Hyos Investment Holding AG. She has been President of Mueller-Moehl Group since 2000. After gaining International Baccalaureate at Upper School Salem International College, Ms. Mueller-Moehl studied Politics, History and Law at Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg and at Otto-Suhr Institut at Freie Universitaet Berlin. She graduated with a Masters degree in Political Science and went on to complete further studies at London School of Economics and at Europainstitut of the Universitaet Basel.

Marco Sieber

Till Leisner

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