Islam Salem

Mr. Islam Salem

Board Member
Managing Director and CEO

Islam Salem is a veteran Commodity Trader, Risk Manager and Top Executive. He was among the first team to start-up Cargill’s business in Egypt. During his 20-year Cargill journey he, along with his peers, took the business from a startup to the forefront of the Egyptian market and helped establish a multi hundred million USD investment platform. In 2012 he joined UAE industrialist & investor Jamal AlGhurair to establish a USD 1 Billion Investment in the Agro-Industrial space. Islam is an active member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, The Egyptian Centre for Economic Studies and is the head of the Sugar Committee in Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce. Islam has an MA in Economics from the American University in Cairo and an MBA from Maastricht School of Management.