Short Bio - Assem's Profile
I am an executive management professional with close to 30 years experience in Investment Banking, Project Finance, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Corporate Governance, and General Management.
I am the founder and Executive Partner of FACT, a leading Investment Banking firm in Egypt established since 1999 focusing on Investment Banking and Corporate Finance advisory throughout the NENA. For more than three years ending 2009, I was the Chairman of the Egyptian General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) as well as the Chairman of the Gulf of Suez Special Economic Zone Authority (the Government Organizations in charge of Corporate Registration, global Investment Promotion and Economic & Free Zones in Egypt) during which he achieved the highest Foreign Direct Investments in the history of Egypt as well as milestone improvements in Business Environment and Regulations recognized by the International Business Community and the World Bank. I enjoy an extensive network within the business communities in Egypt and the GCC region and was fortunate enough to be a change agent to a number of Government and Private organizations as well as Financial Institutions across 4 continents.
Industry Sector Competencies
Function: Chief Executive, Managing Director, Non-executive Board Director
Sector: Financial Services, Service Industries, Professional Services
Interim Manager: Yes
Permanent Position: Yes
Availability: Full time, part time, coaching on demand
Prefered Locations: Europe, MENA
Additional Professional Interests
Non executive director assignments
United Arab Emirates (The)
Business development (Expert)
Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
Geographical expansion (Professional)
Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
Coaching on demand
Bachelor of Science, Diploma in Business Administration
More than 15 years
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Founder or Co-Founder
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a timely professional matching process to identify and present the right international executives with relevant local expertise amongst our interim managers, executives, and executive investors.
a unique cross-border reactivity with a first selection of international executives submitted to our clients in less than 10 days through an executive search amongst our executives and interim managers.
for any executive recruitment, the clients have the flexibility either to sign a few months interim management agreement or to hire directly our vetted executives for a permanent position.
100% success fees based on executive recruitment closing. A fixed recruitment fee specific by region and unique for any salary. No retained fees. No exclusivity.