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Five School of Business Alumni Among Forbes Middle East’s Top 100 CEOs in 2022

July 7, 2022

Five alumni from AUC's School of Business were named among Forbes Middle East's Top 100 CEOs in the Middle East for 2022.

The list's rankings are based on overall experience and time in their current role, company size in terms of revenues, assets and market cap, achievements in the last year, innovations and initiatives implemented by the CEO and impact within their country and region.

Here are the five AUCians on the list:

Hatem Dowidar

Hatem Dowidar ‘01  | CEO of e&


Hussein Abaza

Hussein Abaza ‘84  | CEO and managing director of the Commercial International Bank


Adel El Labban

Adel El Labban ‘77, ‘80  | CEO of Ahli United Bank


Elham Mahfouz

Elham Yousry Mahfouz ‘84  | CEO of Commercial Bank of Kuwait


Karim Awad

Karim Awad ‘99  | CEO and chairman of EFG Hermes