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Mr. Ashraf Bakry

Non-Executive Board Member

Mr. Ashraf Bakry was appointed as an independent Non-executive Board Member in Banque du Caire on 1 January 2018.

Mr. Bakry is the Vice President of Future Fit Operations in North Africa and the Middle East and a member of the North Africa and Middle East (NAME) Leadership Team. He has over 29 years of experience in both Supply Chain and General Management in Multinational Organizations.

He started an academic career in 1992 as a demonstrator in the Faculty of Engineering then moved a year later to join Procter and Gamble in 1993. He spent six years in various manufacturing assignments in Saudi Arabia as well as regional category international assignments, which involved working in the UK and France looking after a consolidation project in the Middle East, Africa, and Pakistan.

 Mr. Bakry moved back to Egypt in 1999 and joined Unilever Egypt as a Plant Manager. He joined the Unilever board in 2001 as the Supply Chain Director, then moved to General Management in 2006 to manage Levant and Iraq. In January 2009, he joined the NAME board as NAME Supply Chain Vice President looking after the operations in the 20 countries spanning from UAE to Morocco.

In 2014, he was assigned as the CEO and chairman of the board leading the Unilever business in the Mashreq region and in 2021 moved to become the regional Future Fit Operations Vice President for North Africa, Middle East and Turkey.

Mr. Bakry co-chairs the Industrial and Trade Committee in the American Chamber in Egypt, is a non-executive board member in banque du Caire, Cairo bank Uganda, Oriental weavers company and Misr for Investment and Export Development.