Bio

Ahmed Abou Hashima
Founder and CEO, Egyptian SteelChairman and CEO, Egyptian Cement & Egyptian Media

Ahmed Abou Hashima is CEO of the Cairo-based Egyptian Steel, which he co-founded in 2010. A self-made global entrepreneur, Mr. Abou Hashima has worked in the steel industry since 1996. After the January 2011, he took a calculated risk and pumped 1 billion dollar investments into Egyptian Steel, which eventually paid off. By the end of 2017 Egyptian Steel and its subsidiaries will be producing 20-25 percent of Egypt’s steel supply.
Egyptian Steel produces durable, high-quality steel using efficient, innovative techniques and -- with an eye toward energy efficiency, long one of Mr. Abou Hashima’s top priorities. Egyptian Steel uses state-of-the-art and eco-friendly technologies, which will enable the group to be the largest green steel producer on a global scale when all four plants are operational.
He has also established a sister company, Egyptian Cement, which will produce 2 million tons/year, in the first step towards realizing his dream of making the group a one-stop shop for building materials.
The group continues its expansion, with Egyptian Media. A media company that he established to venture into several media realms. It started off by acquiring 100% of ONTV channel, 51% of “Presentation Sports” for sports marketing and media, and 50% of Misr Cinema for movie and TV production.

Business and Investments

Awards & Recognitions

One of The Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs

Arabian Business described Mr. Hashima as “a self-made entrepreneur who has built an empire, Egyptian Steel, from scratch, and a role model for young Arab people. He’s also famous for being patriotic and has shown great support for the will power of Egyptians by improving the image of the 30th of June Revolution in foreign media.

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News

Ahmed Abou Hashima Wins the Most Social Executive Award in LinkedIn’s MENA Talents Award Ceremony in Dubai

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Egyptian Media, Arab Football Federation and leading sports marketing companies sign a cooperation protocol to organize the Arab football championship in Egypt

Ahmed Abou Hashima: The Arab viewer deserves the highest level of sports media broadcasting to watch the regional and international tournaments Prince Turki bin Khaled: 500 million are waiting for the championship and Egypt is the outset point of the Arab tournaments return

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Egyptian Media Announces the Broadcast of the Two Matches of El Clasico "Real Madrid - Barcelona"

Egyptian businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima announced that ON Sport has taken a very important step in the field of sports media by signing the "El Clasico", "Real Madrid and Barcelona" on its screen without encryption.

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Follow the Leader

Featured on the cover of Entrepreneur Middle East magazine. The interview falls under their “Follow the Leader”

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