Our People

Ayman Abbas

Ayman Abbas

Non-Executive Chairman (Member of Strategy and Governance & Compensation Committees)

Mr. Abbas is Non-Executive Chairman on the board of Rameda. He is also Chairman of ADES, an LSE-listed oil services company he founded and was instrumental in transforming into a regional player. He has held managerial positions within the oil and gas industry since 1998, where he co-founded and served as board member of the Egyptian Chinese Drilling Company (ECDC). Mr. Abbas also serves as a board member of Advansys Systems, a group focusing on the provision of solutions for the oil and gas industry. Beyond oil and gas, he served as Managing Partner at Invensys for Engineering and Services Egypt, focusing on outsourcing technology and engineering services worldwide. In addition to Rameda, Mr. Abbas serves as a member of the board at: Advansys Engineering, M2, and Bonyan for Development & Trade. Mr. Abbas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Mass Communications from the American University in Cairo

Dr. Amr Morsy

Dr. Amr Morsy

Chief Executive Officer (Chairman of Strategy Committee)

Dr. Morsy is the Chief Executive Officer of Rameda. He has more than 25 years of experience that cover strategic and operational expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Morsy brings to Rameda a wide range of experience in finance, business planning and strategy, human resources, product development, sales, and marketing. Before joining Rameda, Dr. Morsy was the country manager of Pfizer Egypt, which he joined in 1995, prior to which, he was a director at Schering-Plough in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Morsy holds a Bachelor’s in Pharmacy from Alexandria University and an MBA from Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt.

Mahmoud Fayek

Mahmoud Fayek

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Fayek is the Chief Financial Officer of Rameda. He has worked at Compass Capital since its inception and was integral in the completion of several transactions across the pharmaceutical, financial services and real estate sectors. Prior to joining Compass Capital, Mr. Fayek held several senior positions including CFO and Business Development Director in the manufacturing sector. Mr. Fayek is Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.

Shamel Aboul Fadl

Shamel Aboul Fadl

Non-Executive Director (Chairman of Audit and Governance & Compensation Committees, and member of Strategy Committee

Mr. Aboul Fadl is the founder and Chairman of Compass Capital, a financial services firm established in 2010, with experience in a multitude of industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, and real estate. Prior to joining Compass Capital, Mr. Aboul Fadl was a Managing Partner at Pharos Holding, where he played a key role in developing the company into a full-fledged investment bank. He was Founder and Managing Partner of Paragon Asset Management, an independent asset manager in Switzerland. Mr. Aboul Fadl served as Vice President at Citigroup in Switzerland and Vice President at Mansour and Maghraby Investment and Development where he was responsible for private equity investments. Mr. Aboul Fadl holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering from the American University in Cairo and an MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Mohamed Farouk

Dr. Mohamed Farouk

Non-Executive Director (Member of Governance and Compensation Committee)

Dr. Farouk is a Non-Executive Director on the board of Rameda. Dr. Farouk is currently the Chief Executive of ADES, an LSE-listed Egyptian oil and gas company that provides offshore and onshore drilling services for the MENA region. He led the firm’s expansion transforming ADES into a leading international rig operator. Prior to that Dr. Farouk was Vice President at Invensys Operations Management based in Texas. He also served as Director of Invensys Global Engineering Excellence Centers in Egypt, India, China, and Argentina. Dr. Farouk holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University. Dr. Farouk completed his Ph.D. in Systems Engineering and Control at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio.

Tarek Abdel Rahman

Tarek Abdel Rahman

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Abdel Rahman is Managing Partner at Compass Capital, a leading private equity firm in Egypt. Prior to joining Compass Capital, Mr. Abdel Rahman spent five years as the CEO of Palm Hills Development where he led the successful turnaround of the company. Mr. Abdel Rahman spent over 20 years within the financial sector and was a founding partner of Akanar Partners, a dedicated corporate finance and M&A advisory firm. Mr. Abdel-Rahman also held the post of Director and Co-Head of Beltone Investment Banking. He was an Associate in the Infrastructure and Energy Finance Department with Citigroup based out of London. Prior to that, he held key posts with EFG Hermes Private Equity and the Corporate Banking department of HSBC Egypt, where he had begun his career. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Bonyan for Development & Trade and as Non-Executive Member of the board of directors of Palm Hills Development. Mr. Abdel Rahman holds a BA in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo and an MBA from London Business School.

Karim Zahran

Karim Zahran

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Zahran is the Chief Executive Officer of Zahran Group, a diversified group with interests in foodretail and household goods. He spearheaded the restructuring and positioning of Zahran in the Egyptian market. Prior to that, Mr. Zahran has held roles with HSBC Securities in New York where he focused on US based hedge funds and mutual funds investing in the EMEA region. Mr. Zahran holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston University.

Hatem Soliman

Hatem Soliman

Independent Non-Executive Director (Member of the Audit Committee)

Mr. Soliman is an independent non-executive director at Rameda Pharmaceuticals. He also currently sits on the boards of Ocyan-SA in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, ADES Group, Exterran in Houston – USA and Energy and Mining Investments (EMI) based in Dubai. Mr. Soliman has 37 years of experience in engineering and management with Schlumberger. He has held multiple roles with the group including Senior Advisor to Schlumberger Global CEO, Executive President for the Middle East and Latin America. Executive president for Schlumberger Testing Services globally. He also previously served as President and Managing Director for Venezuela, Trinidad and the Caribbean and for Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador. In 2016 and 2017, he was recognized as one of the Middle East’s Top 100 Executives by Forbes Middle East. Mr. Soliman holds a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from Helwan University.

Farida Khamis

Farida Khamis

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Khamis serves as a Non-Executive Director on the board of Rameda. She currently holds the role of Vice President of Corporate Financing at Oriental Weavers, brining with her many years of experience in investor relations having served as Investor Relations and International Business Director at the leading local textile company. She also serves as a board member for a number of Oriental Weavers' subsidiaries. Ms. Khamis is a member of numerous business associations including the European Business Council and Egypt’s International Economic Forum and is a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO), participating in the organization on both regional and international levels. She is also a founder and board member of the Kayrazad Organization for Social Care. Ms Khamis holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo and has completed training modules at Citibank in New York and EFG Hermes’ credit course.

Dr. Amr Morsy

Dr. Amr Morsy

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Morsy is the Chief Executive Officer of Rameda. He has more than 25 years of experience that cover strategic and operational expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Morsy brings to Rameda a wide range of experience in finance, business planning and strategy, human resources, product development, sales, and marketing. Before joining Rameda, Dr. Morsy was the country manager of Pfizer Egypt, which he joined in 1995, prior to which, he was a director at Schering-Plough in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Morsy holds a Bachelor’s in Pharmacy from Alexandria University and an MBA from Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt.

Mahmoud Fayek

Mahmoud Fayek

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Fayek is the Chief Financial Officer of Rameda. He has worked at Compass Capital since its inception and was integral in the completion of several transactions across the pharmaceutical, financial services and real estate sectors. Prior to joining Compass Capital, Mr. Fayek held several senior positions including CFO and Business Development Director in the manufacturing sector. Mr. Fayek is Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.

Hussein Azmy

Hussein Azmy

Pharmaceutical & Business Development Director

Dr. Azmy joined Rameda in 2012 as the Pharmaceutical & Business Development Director. Before joining Rameda, Dr. Azmy was the Medical Director at Pfizer Egypt and Sudan. Prior to that, he held various positions including l Medical and Clinical Research Director at Pfizer Middle East and Senior Cardiologist at Kasr El Aini Hospital. Dr. Azmy holds a Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Cairo University and a Master Degree and Doctorate in Cardiology from Cairo University.

Amgad El Gabri

Amgad El Gabri

Customer Directorate Business Unit Manger

Dr. Elgabri is the Customer Directorate Business Unit Manger. Before joining Rameda, Mr. Elgabri was the National Sales Manager at United Company of Pharmacies and Middle East Chemicals specializing in Pfizer products. Prior to that, he held numerous positions at Bristol Myers Squibb including Area Sales Manager, Field Force Manager and Medical Representative. Mr. Elgabri holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from Cairo University.

Ossama Heiba

Ossama Heiba

Site Director

Dr. Heiba is the Site Director of the Rameda factory. Before joining Rameda, Dr. Heiba was the plant manager at Tabuk Pharmaceutical in Sudan. Prior to that, he held the positions of production manager and deputy plant manager at Tabuk Pharmaceutical, Saudi Arabia and T3A Pharmaceutical. Dr. Heiba was also the Head Assistant for Solid Dosage Forms at EIPICO.

Saied Eisa

Saied Eisa

Engineering Director

Eng. Eisa is the Engineering Director at Rameda. Prior to this, he was the Engineering Director at Mepaco Pharmaceutical. He was also Engineering Director at Delta Pharma. Mr Eisa holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Zagazig University, Egypt.

Ehab Wasfy

Ehab Wasfy

Human Resources Director

Dr. Wasfy is the Group’s Human Resources manager. Before joining Compass Capital, Dr. Wasfy was the human resources manager at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, he led the commercial trade channel at Merck Sharp & Dohme. He was also a Sales Manager at Schering Plough. Dr. Wasfy holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Cairo University.

Yasmine Negm

Yasmine Negm

Head of Strategic Communications & Investor Relation

Ms. Negm has more than 15 years of experience in investor communications. She worked at Qalaa Holdings as Senior Communications Manager where she spent five years co-managing the company’s transformation from a leading private equity firm to an investment holding with a portfolio of 55 companies in five core sectors. Ms. Negm also held the post of Communications and Public Affairs Manager at CEMEX Egypt. During 2008-2012, Ms. Negm worked at Orascom Telecom Holding as the Group Corporate Sustainability Manager. She holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Economic Development from the American University in Cairo.

Ehab Adel

Ehab Adel

Internal Audit, Risk Management & Compliance Director

Mr. Adel is the Director of Internal Audit at Rameda. Before joining the company, he held various positions with Middle East Glass (MEG) Group including Internal Audit & Process Validation Senior Manager, Internal Audit Manager, and Internal Control and SOX Senior Supervisor. Mr. Adel holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Ain Shams University and is a Certified ISO 31000 Risk Management Professional.

Khaled Abdel Hamid

Khaled Abdel Hamid

Business Technology Director

Eng. Abdel Hamid is the Business Technology Director. Before joining Rameda, he was the Project Manager at United OFOQ and IT General Manager at Helwan Cement. Prior to that, Eng. Abdel Hamid was the Project Manager at Ghabbour Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Automatic Control & Computer Science from Ain Shams University.