Mohamed El Gazzar

Mohamed El Gazzar

Chief Executive Officer
Abdul Latif Jameel Finance,

Mohamed El Gazzar serves as Chief Executive Officer of Abdul Latif Jameel Finance Egypt part of Abdul Latif Jameel, a collective of independent international, family-owned and diversified businesses, founded in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel.

Mohamed oversees all the operations and development of Abdul Latif Jameel’s financial services and insurance businesses across Egypt.

Prior to taking his current role, Mohamed was Managing Director, Consumer Finance of Cairo-based consumer finance player Tamweel Investment Holdings.

A veteran banker with over 26 years of experience in multinational and regional financial institutions including banks and NBFI, he has held a number of leadership positions at Alexbank, Intesa Sanpaolo group, Arab Banking Corporation, Credit Agricole, and Citibank.

Mohamed’s experience includes leading and implementing successful strategies in various fields of banking work in both the Egyptian and the GCC markets such as digital transformation, banking operation, product development & marketing, sales, payments, and risk management.

Mohamed holds an MBA in strategic marketing from the Arab Academy ,a post graduate diploma in banking credit and risk management from the American University and is enrolled in the financial technologies DBA program at Arab Academy for Management, Banking and Financial Science In addition, he is a certified board member by the Egyptian Institute of Directors of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority.

Mohamed is fluent in Arabic and English.  

Abdul Latif Jameel’s core business areas include transportation, engineering and manufacturing, financial services, land and real estate, energy and environmental services, consumer products, advertising and media, and health care.  Based in the MENAT region, Abdul Latif Jameel has a presence in more than 30 countries over six continents, including Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, North and South America.  It employs approximately 11,000 people of over 40 nationalities.