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 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

Shamel Aboul Fadl

Shamel Aboul Fadl

Non-Executive Vice Chairman (Member of the Audit and Governance & Compensation Committees, and Member of the 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. 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.

Dr. Mohamed Farouk

Dr. Mohamed Farouk

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

Dr. Farouk is a Non-Executive Director on the board of Rameda. Dr. Farouk is currently the Chief Executive Officer of ADES, an 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 Market, 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.

Mohamed Gamal El Shoura

Mohamed Gamal El Shoura

Non-Executive Director

Mr. El Shoura is currently a Non-Executive Board member at Rameda, where he represents Ekuity B.V. He currently holds the role of Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Ekuity Holding, the investment arm of the Kuwait Investment Authority in Egypt (The Kuwaiti Sovereign Wealth Fund). He brings over 17 years of extensive experience in private equity, investment management, and has taken lead on multiple M&A transactions and turnarounds in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sectors, tourism and hospitality, as well as the food and beverage space. Prior to joining Ekuity Holding, Mr. El Shoura held the position of Senior Vice President of Private Equity at Arab Moltaqa Investments (AMIC), the investment arm of Dallah Al-Baraka Group. Mr. El Shoura holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Cairo University, in addition to several professional certificates in feasibility studies and M&As from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University and London Business School (LBS). He is currently pursuing his MBA from Edinburgh Business School at Heriot - Watt University.

Hatem Soliman

Hatem Soliman

Independent Non-Executive Director (Head of the Audit Committee and the Governance & Compensation 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.

Mirna Arif

Mirna Arif

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mirna Arif is the General Manager of Microsoft Egypt and boasts over 20 years of experience leading digital transformation strategies for multinational and public sector entities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to becoming Microsoft Egypt’s General Manager in 2020, Arif was Microsoft’s Surface Business Group Director for Middle East and Africa at their Dubai-based office, and also held the role of Regional Director for Digital Transformation at GE Oil and Gas, where she was responsible for leading and overseeing their digital transformation strategy in North Africa and Turkey. Arif was also appointed as Assistant Minister for Investment and International Cooperation at the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, where she advised on the development and implementation of the petroleum sector strategy. Prior to this, Arif spent the first 12 years of her career at Schlumberger, where she assumed various leadership roles that saw her spearhead the company’s global marketing strategies for the company’s software and marine acquisition segments. Arif holds an MBA from the American University in Cairo (AUC) and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from AUC.

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.

Amgad El Gabri

Amgad El Gabri

Commercial Director

Dr. El Gabri is Rameda's Commercial Director. Before joining Rameda, Dr. El Gabri 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. Dr. El Gabri holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from Cairo University.

 Dr. Rania Farouk

Dr. Rania Farouk

Medical Director

Dr. Rania Farouk is an associate professor of Oral Medicine at the Modern Sciences and Arts University, where she has spent more than 24 years as a faculty member. Since 2019, she has overseen the Faculty of Dentistry’s research committee. Further, she served as the head of the faculty’s educational programs development, obtaining for it quality certifications. Dr. Rania graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at Cairo University, and has since written several publications for a variety of reputed scientific journals.

Mohamed Aboamira

Mohamed Aboamira

Finance Director

Mohamed Aboamira is the Group’s Finance Director and has over 17 years of experience covering treasury management, risk assessment, financial analysis, and auditing. He initially started out as the Group’s Treasury Manager before becoming its Finance Director. Prior to this, he spent 8 years at a leading auditing firm in Egypt where he held various positions covering financial auditing

Saied Eisa

Saied Eisa

Site Director

Eng. Eisa is the Site 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.

Najla Muttawa

Najla Muttawa

Human Resources Director

Ms. Muttawa recently joined as the Group’s Human Resources Director and has over 25 years of experience spanning various roles across multiple industries, including the position of Human Resources Director at General Motors, and Gourmet. Ms. Muttawa is a seasoned trainer, having designed and delivered training programs across multiple sectors, including banking, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, and hospitality, both in Egypt and internationally. Ms. Muttawa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master's degree in Education, both from the American University in Cairo.

Emad Adel

Emad 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.

Abdallah Negm

Abdallah Negm

Business Technology Director

Eng. Abdallah Negm is the Group’s Business Technology Director and boasts over 17 years of experience across the information technology space, including digital transformation strategy, IT budgeting, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and analytics. Prior to joining Rameda, he spent 15 years at General Motors Egypt and North Africa, where he held various roles, including IT Operations Manager and IT Operations Team Lead. Eng. Negm holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Khaled Daader

Khaled Daader

Head of Investor Relations and Mergers and Acquisitions

Khaled Daader is currently the Head of Investor Relations and Mergers and Acquisitions at Rameda and brings nearly a decade of experience covering financial advisory and investor relations. Prior to his current role, Khaled led the investor relations function at one of Egypt’s largest dairy companies, Juhayna Food Industries. He also served as a member of CI Capital’s investment banking team for four years, where he advised clients on a variety of transactions across the consumer, education, real estate, hospitality, and financial services sectors. Khaled has a bachelor’s degree with a double concentration finance and economics from the German University in Cairo.