Raya Holding

Investor Relations

Shareholding Structure as of Date 31/03/2021

Shareholder structure is the proportion of ownership and the percentage of voting rights held by different Shareholders.

  • Medhat Khalil & Family
  • Ashraf Kheir El Din
  • Al Taweel Family
  • Financial Holdings
  • Others


Shareholding Breakdown as of Date 31/03/2021

Shareholder breakdown is the analysis or classification of ownership.

  • Egypt
  • Foreigners
  • Arab
  • Others

Stock Quote

Opening Price 2.35
Current Price 2.35
Change % 0
High 2.40
Low 2.33
Change +/- 0
Previous Close 2.35
Volume 183284
Turnover 431083.97

Stock Information

Reuters Code RAYA.CA
ISIN Code EGS690C1C010
Date of Listing 12 May 2005
Currency EGP
Authorized Capital 5,000,000,000 EGP
Issued and Paid-in Capital 1,071,997,595 EGP
Number of Common Shares 2,143,995,190 shares
Par Value 5 EGP

Stock Performance

Cash Dividends

Ex. Date Payment Date Dividend Amount Coupon Number
12/06/2021 18/07/2021 EGP 0.045 15
12/12/2019 15/01/2020 EGP 0.19 14
15/07/2019 18/07/2019 EGP 0.24 13
13/06/2019 18/06/2019 EGP 0.15 12
25/05/2017 29/05/2017 EGP 0.25 11
21/01/2016 26/01/2016 EGP 0.20 10
26/05/2015 28/05/2015 EGP 0.25 9
04/06/2013 06/06/2013 EGP 0.25 8
07/10/2012 09/10/2012 EGP 0.20 7
17/01/2012 19/01/2012 EGP 0.20 6
19/05/2010 23/05/2010 EGP 0.25 5
19/05/2009 21/05/2009 EGP 0.21 4
24/12/2007 26/12/2007 EGP 0.48 3
10/09/2007 12/09/2007 EGP 0.75 2
10/05/2007 14/05/2007 EGP 0.40 1

Stock Dividends

Record Data Effective Date Ex. Date Ratio
30/10/2018 13/02/2019 14/02/2019 1.0 : 0.7
01/02/2018 18/02/2018 19/02/2018 1.0 : 0.249615
16/06/2015 09/12/2015 10/12/2015 1.0 : 0.200
08/10/2013 30/12/2013 31/12/2013 1.0 : 0.153846
06/04/2011 25/07/2012 26/07/2012 1.0 : 0.033112
29/03/2010 14/09/2010 15/09/2010 1.0 : 0.091714
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Disclosures

Release from the Company concerning item No.5 of AGM to be held on 12/12/2019

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The board of directors' meeting minutes held on 12/11/2019

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Raya Holding announces its 1st securitized bond offering worth EGP 500 million

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Raya Holding For financial Investments (RAYA.CA) Reports 6 Months Consolidated Results

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Raya Holding For financial Investments (RAYA.CA) Reports 6 Months Standalone Results

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The board of directors' meeting minutes held on

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Board Of Directors

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Medhat Khalil

Chairman, Raya Holding for Financial Investment

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Medhat Khalil, the Chairman and founder of Raya Holding, has dedicated his career to realizing a vision: Raya Holding. He is an Egyptian businessman who has created a business model that is constantly leading to growth and innovation. Mr. Khalil began his career the Arab Investment as a credit analyst. Afterwards, he joined IBM Egypt for a period of thirteen years, ten of which in senior managerial positions, where he accumulated a wealth of experience in the field of Information Technology. In 1993, Mr. Khalil left IBM and founded his own IT company, Protech, after which he helped co-found Oratech in 1997 along with Orascom Group. In 1999, Protech and Oratech became two of the seven original entities that would merge together and eventually comprise Raya Holding.

Since founding Raya Holding in 1999, Medhat Khalil has been serving as the Chief Executive Of-ficer and Chairman of the company. From 1999 to 2019, Mr. Khalil led Raya’s growth from a company with merely 285 employees and EGP 88 Mn in revenues to an investment conglomerate with nearly 12 thousand employees and more than EGP 8 Bn in revenues.

In 2005, Mr. Khalil oversaw the IPO of Raya Holding on the Egyptian stock exchange. Raya Holding Company now comprises 12 lines of businesses which are underlined by more than 35 Egyptian joint stock companies, including companies that operate across KSA, UAE, Poland, Ni-geria and TanzaniaIn addition, Raya’s investments include a 20% owbership stake in Madova, an F&B company based in Poland.

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mr. Khalil graduated from Cairo University in 1977, where he completed a degree in Business Administration from the Faculty of Commerce.

RECOGNITION

Mr. Khalil’s also serves as the Chairman of the Smart Villages Company as well as the membership of the board of the National Sports Council and the National Fund for Financing Sports and Youth activities.

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Ahmed Khalil

CEO, Raya Holding for Financial Investment

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Ahmed Khalil currently serves as Raya Holding’s CEO and Managing Director. He brings in nearly 16 years of experience across the fields of sales, marketing and business development. Khalil gained extensive retail experience from running the family business, where he managed and developed a home-grown retail chain of fashion apparel stores.

After an intensive exposure with Microsoft Egypt, Mr. Khalil took the helm across Raya’ s recycling, food & beverage and real estate sectors where he developed the group’s recycling platform and then successfully established Raya F&B platform and expanded its principal chain, Ovio, into becoming one of Egypt’s most recognized dining options. In addition, he spearheaded the development and operation of Raya Smart Buildings and its flagship facility, Galleria 40, into becoming one of Cairo’s premier commercial developments.

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mr. Khalil graduated from the American University in Cairo in 2005 with a B.A. in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Finance and Marketing. Furthermore, he attained an MBA from Harvard Business School in 2012 with a focus in Corporate Finance and Real Estate.

RECOGNITION

Mr. Khalil has been serving on the board of Raya Holding since 2008 as well as previous membership of the boards of several leading companies such as Fawry and Rameda Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Khalil continues to serve on the boards of all of the group’s portfolio companies in addition to the Supervisory Board of Makarony Polski, the leading pasta manufacturer listed on Warsaw’s stock exchange.

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Malek Sultan

Operations Manager, Watheeqa - Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Malek Sultan currently serves as a Non-Executive Board Member at Raya Holding. Sultan is Watheeqa’s Operations Manager in Egypt and represents Watheeqa as a Board Member in several of its investments in Egypt. With more than 10 years of experience in investments and IT, Sultan has led the arrangement of several landmark deals in the IT, real estate development and financial sectors for major institutions in Egypt as well as Sudan, Kenya and Uganda. Sultan is well versed in the restructuring process for maximizing the return of private equity deals. His latest deals yielded on the average 3x over an average vintage period of 3 years.

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mr. Malek Sultan holds an MBA from Georgia State University with a concentration in Finance and E-business and a BSc in Business Administration from Cairo University.

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Amr El Tawil

CEO, Triangle Group - Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Amr El Tawil serves as a Non-Executive Board Member at Raya Holding. El Tawil returned to Egypt from the United States in 1993 with working experience as a construction manager for a real estate developer. Subsequently he applied his knowledge to expand his family’s business, Triangle Holding, into the fields of utilities, oil & gas projects and services, and construction engineering. El Tawil, known to be an innovative entrepreneur, is currently the CEO of Triangle Holding.

EDUCATIONAL Background

El Tawil is a graduate of the Texas A&M University, USA in 1993.

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Seif Coutry

Chairman, Capital Trust - Non-Executive Board

WORK EXPERIENCE

Seif Coutry currently serves as a non-executive board member at Raya Holding. Mr. Coutry has served an extensive career as a commercial and investment-banking executive with more than 30 years of international and local professional banking experience. He had also served as an Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Egypt for tax administration reform and modernization for 30 months from 2005 till 2007. Coutry is also a former Chairman and Managing Director of United Bank of Egypt, after serving as VP and Director at the Bank of America in London in charge of EMEA Private Banking operations. Currently, Mr. Coutry serves as a board member in several corporations including Fawry for Banking & Technology Payment Services, in which he is Chairman, as well as Helwan Fertilizers Company, Suez Canal Bank, Capital Trust for Consulting and Investment, in addition to representing the Ministry of Finance at the board of Egypt Air.

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Ashraf Mahmoud Kheireldin

CEO First for Distribution & Trading – Non- Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Ashraf Kheireldin currently serves as a non-executive board member at Raya Holding. From 1996 to 1998, he held the position of Sales Manager at Protech. Shortly after, Kheireldin became the owner and general manager of First for Distribution & Trading which is an agent of Vodafone. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of First for Distribution & Trading.

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Yasser Hashem

Managing Partner, Zaki Hashem & Partners - Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Yasser Hashem serves as a Non-Executive Board Member at Raya Holding. Hashem is also the Managing Partner of Zaki Hashem & Partners, a leading Egyptian law firm established in 1953. The firm has around 100 lawyers with strong local and international legal background, and manages a large portfolio of multinational, and local clients. Hashem encompasses a wide range of specializations in various areas such as corporate, mergers and acquisitions, capital market and telecommunication.

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Samer El Waziri

Financial Advisor of Raya Holding - Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Samer El Waziri currently serves as a Non-Executive Board Member in addition to serving as a Senior financial advisor of Raya Holding. El Waziri has 29 years of experience in financial management, including the interpretation of financial data relevant to manufacturing and marketing, evaluation and general coordination of corporate investment decisions and strategic planning. Previously, El Waziri served as Chief Executive Officer at Raya FMCG. Prior to that, he had served as Raya Holding’s Chief Financial Officer where he played a key role as part of the management team that achieved significant financial returns and built a company that is nowadays considered as one of the strongest IT and telecommunications companies in the region. Until December 2005, El Waziri held the position of Chief Financial Offcier and Board Member of GlaxoSmithKline.

EDUCATIONAL Background

El Waziri holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Cairo University. Mr. El Waziri is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

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Hamed Shamma

Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Professor Hamed M. Shamma is the BP Endowed Chair and Associate Professor of Marketing at the School of Business of The American University in Cairo (AUC). Given his practical and theoretical expertise, Dr. Shamma co-authored the first Arabic Edition of Marketing Management, the most widely used marketing book in graduate business schools worldwide. Shamma started his career with extensive corporate experience at Orange, a leading mobile operator in Egypt. Dr. Shamma was professionally involved with corporate performance assessment, analysis, forecasting, and budgeting.

He has also been actively involved in serving the business community wherein he provided consulting and training to various organizations, such as: the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Eva Pharma, Orange Labs, Etisalat Misr, the International Advertising Association (IAA), and Flat 6 Labs.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Dr. Shamma received his PhD in Marketing from the George Washington University in 2007 adding to his expertise in corporate marketing and strategic brand management. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration and an MBA with a double concentration in Marketing and International Business, both attained from the American University in Cairo in 1999 and in 2002 respectively.

RECOGNITION

Dr. Shamma received several international paper awards in several international conferences, including the 9th Annual World Congress of the Academy for Global Business Advancement in 2012 and the Annual Society for Marketing Advances Conference in 2006.

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Mostafa Mubarak

Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Mostafa Mubarak currently serves as a non-executive board member at Raya Holding. He began his career as a Software Engineer at IBM and helped the newly established department win the tender to outsourcing a 125 Million dollars project, a first for the department. From 2006 to 2007, Mubarak served as an economic researcher in Ministry of Trade and Industry at the Minister’s Technical Office. From 2007 to 2008, he worked at the Reserve Management Unit at the Central Bank of Egypt. In 2010, he moved to McKinsey & Company Middle East as an Engagement Manager. Mostafa Mubarak established Solera in the late 2013 and currently serves as its. Managing Partner where he has signed projects amounting to more than 600 Million EGP.

EDUCATIONAL Background

Mostafa Mubarak graduated from The American University in Cairo (AUC) in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering with a concentration in Communication. He completed a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance and Strategic Management from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010.

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Sherif Kamel

Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Sherif Kamel currently serves as a non-executive board member at Raya Holding. Dr. Kamel is the Founding Dean of the School of Business at the American University in Cairo and the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. With 25 years of experience as an education scholar and advisor in management, Dr. Kamel is an advocate of diversity, empowerment, inclusion and using a bottom-up leadership approach. He had served as director of the Regional IT Institute (1992-2001) and managed the training department of the Cabinet of Egypt Information and Decision Support Center. Dr. Kamel consults with government organizations and corporations, addressing organizational transformation, executive development, IT, management and strategy.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Dr. Sherif Kamel holds a PhD in Information Systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Dr. Kamel also holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and an MBA from the American University in Cairo.

RECOGNITION

Dr. Sherif Kamel is the recipient of several honors for serving the IT community, including Conf-IRM (Canada), Cabinet of Egypt (2011), and IRMA USA (1999). He is also a member of many associations, including: The AACSB International Middle East Advisory Council, Egypt-US Business Council, Eduniversal International Scientific Committee, a board member of Education for Employment and serves as a non-executive board member of the Commercial International Bank (CIB) Egypt.

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Nevine EL Tahri

Non-Executive Board Member

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mrs. Nevine El Tahri has been serving as a non-executive Member of the Board at Raya Holding since May 2020. Mrs. El Tahri is a seasoned veteran with more than 40 years of experience in the Egyptian banking and financial services industry who currently serves as the Chairwoman and Managing Director of Delta Shield for Investment as well as Delta Inspire and 138 Pyramids companies. A banker by training, Neveen played a highly active role in developing various companies when the Egyptian Stock Exchange was reactivated in 1994. She has the distinction of being the first woman to serve in the board of the Egyptian Stock Exchange in 1997 and the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority. She currently serves a member of the boards of various organizations, including but not limited to: The Sovereign Wealth Fund of Egypt, Orange Egypt, Hassan Allam Holding, Banque Misr Leasing Co, Azza Fahmy Jewelry, as well as various other nonprofit organizations such as Injaz Egypt and Endeavor.

RECOGNITION

Mrs. El Tahri has been nominated as one of the “Top 200 Influential Arab Women leaders” by Forbes Middle East in 2014 as well as winning the award for Egypt’s “Best Businesswoman” from the American Chamber of Commerce in 2013. She holds a bachelor of Economics from the faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University as well as completing executive management courses at Harvard University and the London Business School.


Management Team

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Ahmed Khalil

CEO and Managing Director - Raya Holding

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mr. Ahmed Khalil currently serves as Raya Holding’s CEO and Managing Director. He brings in nearly 16 years of experience across the fields of sales, marketing and business development. Khalil gained extensive retail experience from running the family business, where he managed and developed a home-grown retail chain of fashion apparel stores.
After an intensive exposure with Microsoft Egypt, Mr. Khalil took the helm across Raya’ s recycling, food & beverage and real estate sectors where he developed the group’s recycling platform and then successfully established Raya F&B platform and expanded its principal chain, Ovio, into becoming one of Egypt’s most recognized dining options. In addition, he spearheaded the development and operation of Raya Smart Buildings and its flagship facility, Galleria 40, into becoming one of Cairo’s premier commercial developments.

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mr. Khalil graduated from the American University in Cairo in 2005 with a B.A. in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Finance and Marketing. Furthermore, he attained an MBA from Harvard Business School in 2012 with a focus in Corporate Finance and Real Estate.

RECOGNITION

Mr. Khalil has been serving on the board of Raya Holding since 2008 as well as previous membership of the boards of several leading companies such as Fawry and Rameda Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Khalil continues to serve on the boards of all of the group’s portfolio companies in addition to the Supervisory Board of Makarony Polski, the leading pasta manufacturer listed on Warsaw’s stock exchange.

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Hossam Hussein

CFO - Raya Holding

WORK EXPERIENCE

Hossam Hussein currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Raya Holding for Financial Investments where he is responsible for investment management, investor relations, business planning, tax administration and financial management. Additionally, his duties include monitoring the performance of all the companies in the Group in terms of performance indicators, the extent of achieving the objectives of the company and its future plan Hossam joined Raya Holding Group of Companies in 1999 where he has held several positions including: Treasurer and Credit Controller Manager for Raya Holding and Financial Manager of Raya Algeria. Hussein played a key role in the team that oversaw the IPO of Raya Holding in the Egyptian Stock Exchange in 2005.

Hossam possesses 23 years of experience in financial management, short and long-term loan and financing, as well as the interpretation and analysis of financial data, cash management, investments, long-term financial planning, budget planning and overall coordination of corporate investment decisions and strategy. During this period, he had also served as a board member for most of Raya Holding's subsidiaries.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Hossam holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Cairo University in 1995, an MBA from the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences and a certificate from the International Finance Institute (US Treasury) in international finance, cash management and modern derivatives. Furthermore, Hussein is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School in 2018.

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Hazem Abdelhady

Chief Human Resources and Corporate Services Officer – Raya Holding

WORK EXPERIENCE

Hazem Abdelhady is Raya Holding’s Chief Human Resources and Corporate Services Officer. Abdelhady joined Raya Holding in 2012 with 20 years of experience across the Banking and Hospitality sectors with a knowledge, experience and exposure spanning Egypt and Africa. In 2005, amid the start of the banking sector reform, Abdelhady managed the Central Bank of Egypt and The United Bank Human Resources modernization initiative. Prior to that, Abdelhady’s work experience includes serving as the Human Resources Director of Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Egypt, Regional Director of Training at Accor Hotels in Egypt and as Director of The Hilton Africa Training Center in Kenya.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Abdelhady holds a Bachelor’s of Science (B.Sc.) in Hotel Management and a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from the American University in Cairo.

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Mohamed Wahby

CEO - Aman for E-Payments

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mohamed Wahby currently serves as the CEO of AMAN E-Payments, a leading FINTECH Company that pledges a better quality of life to people through convenient, easy and available e-payment solutions. Prior to his role in AMAN, Wahby was the CEO of Raya Social Media, one of the newest subsidiaries of Raya Holding. Since its inception in 2011, Raya Social Media launched nassya.com, the first hyper-local social network in Egypt and the Arab world. Prior to Raya, Wahby spent all of his professional career in the ICT sector in Egypt, working for distinguished companies including Microsoft, IBM, The Bank of Nova Scotia and others in various positions including technology management, audience, and product marketing, and product development.
Under Wahby’s leadership, AMAN aspires to become the leading FINTECH Company in the region and envisions an ultimate Egyptian cash-less society with full financial inclusion, previously unattainable segments of Egypt’s population.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Wahby holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Ain Shams University and a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Louisville. Wahby also holds an MBA from RITI, Maastricht School of Management in addition to graduating from the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at the Harvard Business School.

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Hazem Moghazi

CEO - Aman Financial Services And Aman Microfinance

WORK EXPERIENCE

Hazem Moghazi currently serves as CEO for both Aman Financial Services and Aman Microfinance which he helped found in 2017 and 2018 respectively. He had joined Raya Trade, previously known as Protech, in 1999. Moghazi started his career at Raya as a network administrator in the Information Technology function, excelling and developing IT Systems and automation for the whole business. Moghazi’s achievements led him to becoming the IT Director of the Trade line of business. By 2010, he had assumed the responsibilities of Logistics Head in addition to the IT function implementing automation and development across the various logistics functions. By 2013, Moghazi was appointed as the Retail Director, wherein he introduced the mega-store concept as well as the installments concept. In addition, Moghazi played a crucial role in growing the number of stores to 100 stores including the franchise ones, leading to excellent financial results in terms of revenues and profits.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Hazem Moghazi graduated in 1997 from the Faculty of Engineering in Ain Shams University and obtained a Master’s in Business Administration MBA from RITI in 2010 along with completing the Advanced Management Diploma from Harvard Business School of Management.

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Usama Zaki

CEO - Bariq

Usama Zaki was appointed BariQ CEO in September 2014. With a career that started in Alcatel Italy as a Telecom System Engineer and then joining the international leader group in the implementation of integrated transport and Metro systems, Ansaldo STS, Zaki was covering most of the projects phases from the conceptual and detailed design, installation, commissioning & startup to the operation and maintenance phase. Zaki has worked on several challenging projects such as Copenhagen Driverless Metro in Denmark, Dublin Light Rail Transit in Ireland, and Bresica Metro in Italy.

Zaki as well has assumed the position of the O&M Manager-Telecom system for the CPH metro. Zaki in 2005 has started his career with Raya and has become the maintenance director for five years where he and his great team succeeded to position Raya Maintenance as the leading consumer electronics after sales service provided in Egypt, the Middle East and Africa.

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Tamer Badrawi

CEO Ostool

WORK EXPERIENCE

Tamer Badrawi currently serves as CEO of Ostool after having joined Raya in 2010 as the Director of Business Development. Prior to joining Raya, Badrawi worked at MAC, one of the factories of Oriental Weaver Group and had assumed the role of Senior Export Manager and was responsible for the European and Russian market. In 2001, Badrawi founded C3, Egypt’s first outsource call center, where he assumed the role of Founding Partner and Managing Director until the company was sold to Raya in 2009.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Badrawi graduated in 1995 from the American University in Cairo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Construction Engineering.

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Ahmed Refky

CEO - Raya Contact Center

WORK EXPERIENCE

Ahmed Refky currently serves as the CEO of Raya Contact Center with a proven track record in guiding successful businesses by providing strategic vision, and enterprise leadership.

Previously, Refky was Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Planovate, a Florida based consulting practice, specializing in management and business turnarounds, startups, growth management, global expansions, Information Management, and business process outsourcing. Prior to that, he served as the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Nutri Selections, specialized in sourcing premium quality private label food and beverages products to the U.S. Market. Refky managed to create “THE FRUIT JUICE” brand, and successfully penetrated several geographic locations nationwide.
Additionally, Refky was the Country Manager of Convergys in Egypt, setting up their new subsidiary. Before joining Convergys, he served as the Senior Vice President and a founding member of Xceed, a global BPO service provider. For a decade, and since its inception, Refky was responsible for defining and leading the implementation of Xceed's vision and strategy. His efforts allowed the company to exploit new geographic markets and verticals, witnessing more than 50% annual growth since its inception, soaring to be among the global 100 players in 2009 and 2010. He played a key role in pulling force to the whole call center/BPO industry in Egypt and helped position Egypt as one of the top destinations in the BPO industry. Prior to joining Xceed, he was the Regional IT Director and a member of the Global IS Steering Committee for ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies.

Refky is known for his revenue and profitability growth abilities, as well as his versatility in starting up and turning around businesses in different industries. His strong business experience has equipped him to run businesses globally across different cultures. Refky is a dynamic, innovative, results-driven leader with a strong track record of performance in turnaround and high-paced global organizations. He has a great ability to advise, coach, shape strategies, and lead teams to achieve results by utilizing keen analysis, insights and team approach to drive organizational improvements. He possesses superior interpersonal skills, is capable of resolving multiple complex issues and motivating teams to peak performance.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ahmed Refky holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer and Automatic Control along with continuing education across several institutes including the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Omar Abdelaziz

CEO -Raya Foods

WORK EXPERIENCE

Omar Abdel Aziz has been serving as The Chief Executive Officer of Raya Foods since June 2019. Prior to that, Omar had been serving as the Chief Commercial Officer for Raya Foods where he oversaw the growth of the company’s product portfolio as well as its expansion across various export markets. He joined Raya Holding in 2016 as a Senior Business Development Manager where he spearheaded the company’s acquisition of the International Union for Integrated Food Industries’ factory in Sadat City and its rehabilitation. Abdel Aziz has also served at ABB as a Business Development Manager and as a Senior Management Consultant with Deloitte after a stint with the Central Bank of Egypt as Senior Investment Associate.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Abdel Aziz holds an MBA in Strategy from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as well as a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering from the American University in Cairo.

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Hesham Abdel Rassoul

CEO - Raya Information Technology

WORK EXPERIENCE

Hesham Abdel Rassoul is the current CEO of Raya Information Technology (IT) where he has an instrumental role in leading this line of business to provide the ideal mix of technology solutions to meet the unique requirements of business operations. Abdel Rassoul joined Raya in 1998 and held the position of Raya Integrations’ General Manager and Director of Infrastructure until September 2007. With his strong track record, he developed a high caliber team that was responsible for designing and implementing solutions for all the Infrastructure projects.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Abdel Rassoul graduated from the faculty of Engineering at Ain Shams University majoring in Telecommunications and is a member of the AmCham and BEBA associations.

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Gamal Hussein

CEO - Raya FMCG

WORK EXPERIENCE

Gamal Hussein is the current CEO of Raya FMCG, a subsidiary of Raya Holding. Hussein joined Raya 21 years ago as Operations Manager. During this period, Hussein held senior positions in different areas in Raya such as Retail and Customer Care Manager, Marketing Manager, Logistics and Administration Director and Business Development Director across different LOBs in different industries such as IT, telecommunications and retail. Prior to that, Hussein’s work experience includes several positions in companies such as Nestle, Jemma Group (Ezz Group), Maghrabi Group and GMC Group.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Hussein holds an MBA from Maastricht University – Netherlands.

RECOGNITION

Hussein is a member in some organizations such as Who and Middle East Retail Academy.

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Karim Khalife

CEO - Raya Restaurants

WORK EXPERIENCE

Karim Khalife is the current CEO of Raya Restaurants with a long history of entrepreneurship and involvement in the hospitality field. With more than 20 years of experience across various industry leaders, Khalife worked in every facet of the hospitality sector. His career encompasses managerial and executive positions with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), International Restaurants Group (IRG), and Watheeqa Investment Company (WIC). He has excelled by focusing on key areas of expertise: selection and finalization of business concept, strategic management, due diligence and hospitality contract management, business expansions, mergers & acquisitions, manpower, recruitment, coaching, organizational restructuring etc.
Khalife has he been a key contributor to the initiation, launching and success of several hotels and restaurants in Africa and the Middle East. He has also founded and managed the Cairo-based catering concept Kitchen Moves which targets corporations, schools and individuals, with a service offering ranging from managing cafeterias, to executive coffee breaks, lunches, dinners as well as private events.

Khalife offered consulting services to startups, companies and investors, helping them in (1) setting up and developing their businesses in the fields of hotels, restaurants and retail; (2) identifying investment opportunities, while creating high quality financial models to translate conceptual business models into profit-making businesses; and (3) developing brands with a view to penetrate the Middle Eastern and African markets. As such, Khalife has developed an excellent awareness of the business ecosystem and an exceptional ability to think global while acting with an understanding of the region’s specifics.
Staying true to his culture of entrepreneurship and leadership, Karim seeks to achieve, motivate, inspire and share his skills, knowledge and experience through offering mentoring sessions to startups.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Khalife holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Universities of Paris Dauphine and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in France. He had graduated from the Glion Hotel School in Switzerland with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Hospitality and Tourism Management as well as holding a BSc in Hospitality Management from the University of Wales in England.

RECOGNITION
Karim is an active member in several organizations such as serving as a Board Member of the Egyptian Lebanese Businessmen Association in Egypt where he has played a prominent role as Event Organizer and Keynote Speaker.

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Ahmed Ibrahim

CEO – Raya Smart Buildings

WORK EXPERIENCE

Ahmed Ibrahim currently serves as CEO of Raya Smart Buildings with over 20 years of progressive experience in the roles of Finance Director, COO and CEO. Ibrahim began his career in the distribution industry before moving to Raya Trade at the time when it was expanding rapidly across Egypt and Nigeria. Afterwards, he accepted a new challenge in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry by joining Raya Contact Center where he spent almost three successful years in restructuring the finance department. Later, Ibrahim was part of the Raya Restaurants team that created one of Raya’s leading brands ‘Ovio’ that currently competes with international F&B brands.

Ibrahim possesses wealth of experience in hands-on review of operational and financial data, identifying opportunities to improve both revenue and profit, and implement the changes to achieve real results. Ibrahim has been responsible for finance department reorganization and improvement, short/long term financial and business planning, comprehensive budgeting and cash flow modelling, operational and financial reporting, banking and treasury, capital venture and private equity for small and medium business, IT implementation and management, optimizing multi-site operations, and managing different hubs. In addition to his financial skills, Ibrahim has extensive management experience and skills including staff team building, management communication, and board and investor relation.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ibrahim holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Ain Shams University in 1999. Additionally he holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from ESLSCA Business School. Ibrahim is also a chartered accountant with a CMA designation since 2010.

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Bassem Megahed

CEO - Raya Trade

WORK EXPERIENCE

Bassem Megahed currently serves as the CEO of Raya Trade. He joined Raya in 2001 while the company was expanding rapidly across Egypt and regionally as well. Megahed grew rapidly within Raya across various accounting functions while excelling and developing plans and strategies that achieve seamless processes. By 2003, he had become an accomplished accounting manager and his work was extended to the rest of the financial function. His sharp financial vision and dynamic style soundly supported Raya Trade’s rapid growth and was an asset to the corporate finance function as a whole. By 2007, Megahed was chosen as the Director Head of Finance at Raya Trade, where he has since continued as a key player in the critical preparation of short and long-term financial plans and forecasts, analyzing and reporting the financial performance of Raya Trade to the management and Board of Directors.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Bassem Megahed graduated in 1996 from the Faculty of Commerce in Cairo University and holds the General Management Diploma from Harvard Business School of Management.

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Mohamed El Naggar

CEO - Raya Auto

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mohamed El Naggar has been serving as the CEO of Raya Advanced Manufacturing since November 2019. With a 15 year proven track record in growing different lines of businesses across Raya Group. El Naggar has been one of the main pillars that shaped the business of Raya Contact Center (RCC), where he led the company to penetrate new markets across EMEA and signed multiple agreements with strategic global customers. In 2011, he had acquired the responsibility of leading different sectors in Raya IT sales organization where he managed to grow the business to new records and position Raya IT as the preferred partner for digital transformation.

El Naggar’s achievements were evident in every position he held. His contribution to commercial growth and development of different strategies to build a sustainable business across different LOBs has been an essential aspect of Raya’s success.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

El Naggar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Misr International University, along with a Master’s in International Trade from the University of Wales and a Leadership Diploma from London Business School (LBS). In 2020, El Naggar graduated from Harvard Business School after completing the General Management Program (GMP).


Board Committee

Subject to the disclosure and listing rules set by the Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) and approved by the Egyptian Capital Market Authority (CMA) under license number 273 dated 16/06/1999, Raya Holding complies with the code of best practices in corporate governance, financial reporting, disclosure regulations and listing rules. With a strong commitment to abide by the highest standards of corporate governance, the board of directors (the “Board”) attributes strong emphasis to identifying and implementing appropriate corporate governance practices to ensure transparency, accountability and effective internal controls. Raya’s Board routinely meets at least four times annually to align and discuss the group’s business performance and strategy. The Board reserves the right to discuss major strategic and financial decisions related to new investments, divestment decisions, approval of significant alliances, major capital investment transactions and the compensation of the executive management of the company. Under Raya’s Articles of Association, a Board election is held every three years, during which members may choose to run again. With a board performance evaluation, the elected Board’s biographical background and credentials are disclosed in the explanatory notes of the notice during the annual general meeting.

Corporate Governance

With a firm creed in sound corporate governance practices, Raya’s board of directors fulfills its responsibilities in accordance with the essential foundation of Raya’s corporate governance guidelines, committed to comply with the mandates of the Capital Markets Authority (‘CMA’) in Egypt. The Corporate Governance Committee periodically reviews the guidelines and proposes modifications to the Board for consideration as appropriate. Board meetings are held at the company headquarters upon the call of the Board Chair or the demand of one third of the board members. Under no circumstances should there be less than one meeting every quarter. Following the end of each fiscal year, the Board conducts an annual performance evaluation to assess the Board’s performance effectiveness overseen by the Corporate Governance Committee. The Nomination and Governance Committee is responsible for establishing evaluation criteria and implementing its process, as well as considering other corporate governance principles subject to consideration by the Board.

BOD Committees Purpose

  • The purpose of the committee is to assist the Board in ensuring that its composition, structure, policies and processes meet all relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • To strive to achieve global corporate governance best practices standards and to facilitate the Board and objective of increasing the long-term value of the company, recommending qualified directors and committee nominees to the Board.
  • To review HR policies.
  • To identify any additional skills and experiences that might be required to enhance the performance of the Board, to interview candidates and to recommend appointments to or removals from the Board.
  • To review the performance of any director seeking re-election at the forthcoming annual general meeting.
  • To ensure/monitor the implementation of the Corporate Governance Code and that all items are covered under all committees.

Corporate Governance Framework

Audit Committee Charter Board of Directors & Management Securities Trading Policy Board of Directors Charter Code of Ethics and Business Conduct Corporate Citizenship Policy Corporate Governance Framework Disclosure Policy Gender Equality Policy Information Technology Governance Policy Nomination Committee Charter Related Party Transactions Policy Remuneration Committee Charter Risk Management Policy Whistle Blowing Policy
Relations with Shareholders

The company maintains regular contact with shareholders, institutional investors, the financial community and the media through a structured investor relations program. The program includes regular formal announcements and publications relating to material events and financial results, a bi-annual institutional investors’ event as well as meetings with the chairman, chief executive officers and the chief financial officer. Private shareholders are also encouraged to attend the annual general meeting and to express their views and questions prior to the meeting, which is reported to the Board and responded to in the Chairman’s address.

Going Concern

After making inquiries, the directors consider that the company has adequate resources to continue operating for the foreseeable future. For this reason the going concern basis has been adopted in the program.


Contact Raya IR

Contact us at

Ahmed Nour Eldin Hassan
Investments and Investor relations
Tel: + (202) 38276000
Fax: + (202) 38276001

investor_relations@rayacorp.com


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