Shehab ElNawawi is the Chairman and CEO of Giza Systems, the leading systems integrator (SI) in Egypt and the Middle East. Shehab joined the company as Managing Director in late 2000 when it was on a downward spiral, and in 2004 he turned the company around. Since then he has tripled the company top line and quadrupled its market valuation. On his watch, the company saw a comeback that catapulted it to be the leader of the SI pack in the region, with a footprint that now spans the Middle East, and with established and growing subsidiaries in KSA and Dubai, and soon in Doha, Qatar and Tripoli, Libya.
With his team he built a strong and robust vertically focused and customer-centric organization that enabled the development of business in different industry segments; and oversaw the inception of a number of subsidiaries geared to penetrate key growth markets and further expand the company’s geographic footprint.
Shehab started his career in the oilfield, working as a field engineer for Schlumberger Wireline based in Mumbai, India from 1987 to 1991. He then moved to Canada and became the Network Manager for Rogers Data Services in Ontario, and eventually spearheaded the technical trials of data-over-cable (what is now the @home service offered by ISP’s in North America) in 1994. In 1996 he moved back to Cairo and ran the North Middle East sales office for Newbridge Networks, a world-class manufacturer of voice and data switches. Newbridge Networks was later acquired and merged into Alcatel Networks – now Alcatel-Lucent.
Shehab also sits on the board of Injaz Egypt – an NGO dedicated to development of Egyptian youth, and is an active member of Amaan (Wataneya Society for the Development of Orphanages) and SPARE (Society for the Preservation of the Architecture of Egypt).
Shehab holds a Bachelors (Hons) degree in Biomedical Engineering from Cairo University.
He became the Chairman of the company as well as its CEO in 2007.
Ahmed Kamal is Chief Commercial Officer at Giza Systems, the leading systems integrator (SI) in Egypt and the Middle East.
Ahmed joined Giza Systems in 2002 as a Sector Sales Manager, after which he was promoted to Telecoms Business Unit Sales Manager. In July 2008, Ahmed was promoted to hold the position of General Manager of the Telecom Business Unit. In 2012, Ahmed became Chief Commerical Officer.
Prior to Giza Systems, Ahmed earned his years of experience through working for Oracle and SCALA. He holds a B.Sc. in telecommunications engineering, from Helwan University, class of 1993.
Ahmed also holds an MBA Certificate from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, class of 2008.
With his team, Ahmed takes on the challenges of the telecommunications market, keeping up with its dynamicity and competitive nature.
Hazem Maharem is Chief Financial Officer at Giza Systems, the leading systems integrator in Egypt and the Middle East. Hazem joined Giza Systems in 2001 as Finance Director, and currently sits on the Board of Giza Systems.
Prior to Giza Systems, Hazem worked for Arthur Andersen Shawki & Co, holding a senior position in Audit & Consulting, he then moved to African Export – Import Bank as Senior Accounting Associate, after which he joined Asset Technology Group as Group Finance Director.
Hazem holds a B.A. in Accounting from Cairo University, class of 1988. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant – CPA from California, he is a fellow of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors (FESAA), Egyptian Society of Taxation (FEST) and the Arab Union of Accountants and Auditors.
Khaled Marmoush is Chief Information Officer at Giza Systems. Khaled joined Giza Systems in 2013, prior to which he was CIO and Vice President for Information Technology at Telecom Egypt. Khaled is an information technology/business consultant with more than 27 years of experience in the areas of Executive Management, Consulting, Business Process Improvement, Business Development/Analysis, and Project Management. He worked with several telecommunications service providers, international consulting and systems integration, firms in different countries including Canada, Egypt, U.A.E, and the US. The companies he had worked with include American Management Systems, SchlumbergerSema, Etisalat, and Telecom Egypt. He holds a Masters in Information Science and a B.Sc. in Computer Science.
Mohamed Sedeek is Chief Operations Officer at Giza Systems, the leading systems integrator in Egypt and the Middle East. Sedeek joined Giza Systems in 1982, shortly after his graduation. Sedeek started out as a Maintenance Engineer, promoted to Senior Maintenance Engineer and then a supervisor. Upon an organization restructure, Sedeek became the General Manager of Telecom Business Unit then Vice President Sales and Delivery in 2008. In 2012 Sedeek became Chief Operations Officer. Sedeek holds a BSc in Computer Engineering from Alexandria University, class of 1982. He also earned a Masters Degree in Computer Science in 1987 and Masters in Business Administration, from Arab Academy in 2007.
Osama Sorour is Chief Strategy Officer Giza Systems, the leading systems integrator (SI) in Egypt and the Middle East. He leads his team towards constant successes, addressing the unique management and business challenges faced in this fast-paced market.
Osama joined Giza Systems in1995 as a Process Control Group Manager then got promoted to the Instrumentation Department Manager. He, then, became the Industrial Applications Unit General Manager and then Vice President Marketing and Strategic Planning. In 2012, Osama became Chief Strategy Officer.
Osama holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from Cairo University, class of 1988, and Masters in Business Administration from the Arab Academy, class of 2005.
Prior to Giza Systems, Osama worked as a System Engineer at Arab Consulting Engineers from 1988 through 1990. He then moved to Gupco as an Automation Engineer in 1990 through 1992. In 1993, Osama worked at Foxboro as a DCS Presales Engineer, until 1995.
Osama holds memberships at TeleManagement Forum and the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, AmCham. He is also active in volunteer work and participated in programs including Injaz, which involves mentoring and inspiring youth.