Kamal Bahamdan

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"Kamal Bahamdan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Safanad, a Board Member and Chairman of the Investment and Executive Committees. Since 2002, Mr. Bahamdan has also been the CEO of the Bahamdan Group, a global investment holding group, where he is responsible for expanding its activities from a largely industrial base into telecommunications, education, infrastructure and retail across the MENA region by building investment and operating platforms. Prior to that, he was co-founder and managing partner of the BV Group, a private equity investment firm formed in 1995, focused on technology and real estate investments, and operating in the US, Europe and Asia.

"Mr. Bahamdan is a five-time equestrian Olympian and a bronze medalist in the 2012 Olympic Games. He was named a Young Global Leader 2006 by the Forum of Young Global Leaders, an affiliate of the World Economic Forum. Mr. Bahamdan is a graduate of Boston University with a B.Sc. degree in Manufacturing Engineering." [1]

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  1. Safanad Board, organizational web page, accessed April 14, 2020.