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Thursday, 5 August 2021

Mercedes-Benz Egypt appoints new CEO

Mercedes-Benz Egypt gets a new CEO: Gerd Bitterlich (LinkedIn) has been appointed CEO of Mercedes-Benz Egypt effective 1 July 2021, the company announced in a statement (pdf) yesterday. Bitterlich comes to Egypt after serving as the VP and CFO of Mercedes-Benz Korea for four years. Bitterlich succeeds Thomas Zorn (LinkedIn), who had served as CEO and president of the German auto company’s Egypt arm for over five years and is now working at the head office heading up the tender management division.

Mark Campbell (LinkedIn) has been appointed the non-executive chairman and general manager of Akh Gold, a subsidiary of the Naguib Sawiris-backed company Altus Strategies, the company said in a statement. Before joining Akh, Campbell headed up Aton Resources, serving as the company’s president and CEO.

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