Private Equity and operations professional with 20 years of experience in prominent regional and global financial and industrial firms.
Prior to co-founding Ezdehar, Amir was an Associate Director at The Carlyle Group in the Middle East during 2007-2014 and was actively involved in transactions in Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Malaysia, Iraq, and UAE. Amir was involved in Carlyle’s exit of its investment in the General Lighting Company (GLC), where he also originated and executed an add-on acquisition of a company in Southeast Asia on behalf of GLC.
Previously, he was an Associate with HC Securities and Investment, where he worked on advisory assignments in the financial services, packaging, logistics, telecoms and heavy industries.
Amir started his career as a maintenance and operations engineer at Al-Ezz Steel Rebars Company where he led several plant upgrades that increased productivity and stabilized manufacturing operations.
Amir holds an MBA from INSEAD in France, and a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the American University in Cairo, Egypt. He also completed the Young Professionals Program at London Business School.