Elakhdar joins Intro Group as MD
EXCLUSIVE: MOVES- Elakhdar joins Intro Group as MD: Intro Group, the private Egyptian conglomerate with holdings including oil and gas driller Ades Investment, exploration and production company NPC, real estate developer M2 Developments, and bakery chain TBS, has announced that Mohamed Elakhdar has joined as managing director for the Group. Elakhdar was previously MD at Beltone Investment Banking, where his tombstones included the private placement of Ibn Sina Pharma to EBRD, the IPOs of Ibn Sina Pharma, MM Group and Sarwa Capital, and the merger of Groupe Seb and Zahran Group. Elakhdar earlier spent over six years in Washington, DC, as a strategy and management consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton and in 2011 moved to the UAE to help set up Booz Allen's international operations in the Middle East. He is also a veteran of Bechtel and Parsons Corporation and holds a BS in construction engineering from AUC and a MS in finance from George Washington University School of Business.