Mr. Hatem Sadek

Non-Executive Chairman from March 2017
Chairman & Managing Director from May 2006 until March 2017
Mr. Hatem Sadek graduated with a BSc in Economics & Political Science from Cairo University. He started working in 1964 as an assistant to the Chief Executive Officer in the Information Bureau of the President of Egypt. Between 1968 and 1974, Mr. Sadek became Manager of the Research Center for Strategic Studies and editor at Al Ahram newspaper. He then joined the Bureau of the Secretary General of the League of Arab States for one year.

Mr. Sadek’s banking career started in 1976 when he established Arab Bank PLC regional office and branches in Egypt and held the position of Senior Executive VP & Chief Country Manager; in addition to Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Arab Bank worldwide between 2000 - 2001.

Mr. Hatem Sadek then moved to Misr International Bank (MIBank) in 2001 where he held the position of Deputy Executive Chairman of MIBank as well as Deputy Chairman, Supervisory Board of MIBank Europe Gmbh, Frankfurt, Germany. From 2003 till 2005, he was MIBank’s Executive Chairman where he launched and supervised MIBank’s 5-year total restructuring program, until the Bank was acquired by Nationale Société Generale in September 2005.

Mr. Sadek then became Consultant to Banque Misr’s Board of Directors for Change and Restructuring Programs before joining Bank Audi sae in 2006 as Chairman & Managing Director. He is also a Board Member of Odeabank A.Ş Turkey, a subsidiary of Bank Audi sal.