Ahmed Abou Hashima
CEO of Egyptian Steel & Egyptian Cement
Founder of Egyptian Media & Egyptian Contracting
Ahmed Abou Hashima the CEO of the Cairo-based Egyptian Steel, which he 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. Egyptian Steel and its subsidiaries are producing 20-22 percent of Egyptâ€™s steel supply.
Egyptian Steel produces durable, high-quality steel using efficient, innovative techniques and -- with an eye towards energy efficiency, long one of Mr. Abou Hashimaâ€™s top priorities. Egyptian Steel uses state-of-the-art and eco-friendly technologies, which enabled the group to be the largest green steel producer on a global scale after the full operation of all four plants of the group. www.egyptian-steel.com
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.
He was also the founder of Egyptian Media group. A conglomerate of all types of media services that he established with the aim to develop the media sector in Egypt and provide the quality and expertise to regain Egyptâ€™s leadership in the regional market.
Awards & Recognitions
One of The Top 100 Most Powerful Arabs
Arabian Business described Mr. Hashima as â€œa self-made entrepreneur who has built an empire, Egyptian Steel, from scratch, and a role model for young Arab people. Heâ€™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.view more