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Wednesday, 19 October 2022

Hilton gets a new Egypt country manager + CowPay appoints new CEO

Hilton has appointed Ahmed El Hady (LinkedIn) as its new country manager and senior director of operations for Egypt, it said in a statement (pdf). El Hady has almost 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry and joins Hilton after a five-year stint as the general manager of Doha-based hotel investment firm Al Rayyan Tourism Investment. He will now be responsible for leading Hilton Egypt’s operational strategy, which will see a number of brands such as the Waldorf Astoria entering Egypt for the first time.

Payment facilitator CowPay has appointed Mohamed Abu Khadra (LinkedIn) as its CEO, succeeding Hussain Al Manawi, who joined the company’s board, Zawya reports. Abu Khadra joins the firm from Huawei where he served as a marketing director. He has previous experience working in fintech having spent 10 years as marketing director at Bee Smart Payment Solutions.

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