Ahmed Ihab Abu Hussein
Ahmed has more than 15 years of experience in the financial field. Prior to Sameem, Ahmed was the Vice President of the Research Department at Cairo Financial Holding. He accumulated his work experience from advising investors on companies traded on the Egyptian Stock Exchange, where his main focus was on issuing recommendations and investment ideas on publically traded companies operating in the building materials, real estate and tourism sectors, as well as issuing economic reviews on the performance of Egypt’s economy. He also worked as a senior equity analyst for well-known regional financial services firms, including Naeem Holding and Global Investment House.
Prior to covering stocks traded on the Egyptian Exchange, Ahmed was an Investment Analyst in the Kuwaiti conglomerate El Kharafi Group in the Direct Investment Department. He was responsible for defining potential investment opportunities, as well as evaluating investment proposals, besides assessing the Group’s subsidiaries performance and business strategies.
Ahmed started his career path as an auditor in RSM International, where his role was to audit the financial statements, in addition to reviewing and evaluating internal control procedures. He audited several companies operating in industrial, contracting, tourism and Healthcare sectors.
Ahmed is a CFA Charterholder and he was awarded the CFA designation in 2005. He holds a bachelor degree in Accounting (English Section) from Helwan University.