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Thursday, 30 September 2021

AUC appoints deans at sciences, humanities schools

The American University in Cairo appointed two new deans: Lotfi Gaafar (bio) will lead the School of Sciences and Engineering, and John Meloy (bio) will head the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, according to a press release (pdf).

OG tech startup BasharSoft has appointed Sherif Hashem (LinkedIn) as CEO, it said in a statement (pdf) yesterday. Former CEO and founder Amir Sherif will become non-executive chairman after leading the company for more than 12 years. BasharSoft owns the popular employment websites Wuzzuf (targeting white collar professionals) and Forasna (targeting blue-collar workers and people who are more comfortable communicating in Arabic only).

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