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Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Sherif El Ghamrawi named CEO of the Egyptian IVF-ET Center, Sameh Shenouda becomes executive director of African Finance Corporation

Sherif El Ghamrawi (LinkedIn) has joined the Egyptian IVF-ET Center as chief executive officer as the family-owned business embarks on an ambitious growth and institutionalization program timed to coincide with rising investor interest in the healthcare industry. Sherif joined Egyptian IVF, the market leader in in-vitro fertilization, from Inktank, the investor relations firm, where he was most recently director of investor relations and business development director. He brings Egyptian IVF proven experience in healthcare from his time at IDH, a leading emerging markets consumer healthcare business he joined at the time of its IPO on the London Stock Exchange, that has grown from its base in Egypt to become the top player in Jordan, Sudan and Nigeria. Sherif also brings to the table investment, operations and turnaround experience from previous stints in private equity and consumer products in Canada, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Multilateral lender Africa Finance Corporation has appointed Sameh Shenouda (LinkedIn) as its new executive director and CIO, the pan-African bank said in a statement (pdf) yesterday. Shenouda has over 27 years of experience in investments and fundraising, and joins the lender from the Blackstone-owned energy developer Zarou where he served as CEO from 2018 to 2020. Shenouda also headed infrastructure at the UK’s development finance arm CDC Group during 2014-2018.

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