Name Year of Birth Position Elected until
Samih O. Sawiris 1957 Chairman 2017
Adil Douiri 1963 Member 2017
Franz Egle 1957 Member 2017
Carolina Müller-Möhl 1968 Member 2017
Naguib S. Sawiris 1991 Member 2017
Marco Sieber 1959 Member 2017
Jürgen Fischer 1955 Member 2017
Jürg Weber 1961 Member 2017

Samih Sawiris - Chairman

After receiving his Diploma in economic engineering from the Technical University of Berlin in 1980, Mr. Sawiris founded his first company, National Marine Boat Factory. In 1996 he established Orascom Projects for Touristic Development and in 1997 Orascom Hotel Holdings, the two companies that later merged to form Orascom Hotels & Development S.A.E. Furthermore, Mr. Sawiris established El Gouna Beverages Co. in 1997, which he sold in 2001 when it was the largest beverage company in Egypt. As of April 1, 2014, Mr. Sawiris took over the position of the CEO on ad-interim basis of Orascom Development and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Adil Douiri - Member

Mr. Douiri is the founding shareholder and CEO of Mutandis, a Moroccan consumer goods company established in 2008. Mr. Douiri served in His Majesty King Mohamed VI’s Government as Minister of Tourism (2002-2007) and later as Minister for Tourism, Crafts & Social Economy (2004-2007). In 1992 Mr. Douiri founded Casablanca Finance Group (later renamed CFG Bank), the country’s first investment bank. Until 2002 he acted as chairman of its supervisory board and is still a board member. He is also a board member of MFEx, a Stockholm based Technology Company serving the financial industry, and Holcim Maroc, a publicly listed company at the Casablanca stock exchange, subsidiary of Holcim group (now Lafarge Holcim). Mr. Douiri graduated as an engineer from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées (ENPC) in Paris.

Franz Egle - Member

Mr. Egle's background is in strategy development, corporate communications, media and PR. After holding senior positions in the private sector he was in charge of communications at the Swiss Fed-eral Department of Foreign Affairs and advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (1993-1998). Be-fore co-founding Dynamics Group, a Swiss company providing strategic consulting, communication management and research analysis, Mr. Egle was a partner of Hirzel.Neef.Schmid.Konsulenten, a communication and financial consultancy firm (1999 - 2006). Mr. Egle holds a Doctor's degree in so-ciology from the University of Zurich.

Carolina Müller-Möhl - Member

Carolina Müller-Möhl serves as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors and as a member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee.

Ms. Müller-Mِhl has been president of the Müller-Mِhl Group since 2000. From 1999 to 2000 she was vice chair of the board of Müller-Mِhl Holding AG, after working as a journalist and advertising and PR consultant. She is currently a member of the board of directors of Nestlé S.A. and the chairperson of Hyos Invest Holding AG. After gaining an International Baccalaureate at Upper School Salem International College (Germany), Ms. Müller-Mِhl studied politics, history and law at the University of Heidelberg and at the Otto- Suhr Institut at the Freie Universität Berlin. She graduated with a Master’s degree in political science and complete further studies at the London School of Economics and at the Europainstitut of the University of Basel.

Naguib S. Sawiris - Non-Executive Member

Naguib S. Sawiris is the Founder and CEO of Yup (2014-present), a San Francisco based education Technology Company. Yup provides on-demand personalized learning through mobile chat with over 500,000 student sign-ups. Yup has raised $7.5M from leading tech and education investors including Index Ventures, Floodgate Fund, and Stanford University's StartX Fund. Naguib S. Sawiris attended Stanford University where he designed his own major, Economic and Enterprise Engineering. He is an active angel investor, having invested in over 20 companies including DoctorOnDemand, Transcriptic, and Womply. His investments have went on to raise $200M+ in subsequent rounds.

Marco Sieber - Member

Mr. Sieber, born in Lucerne, Switzerland, studied economics at the Business School in Lausanne. After graduating with a business degree in 1989 he took over the family owned company SIGA Ltd. Together with his brother, Mr. Sieber managed to transform SIGA Ltd. into a company which oper-ates internationally and which has over 400 employees. SIGA Ltd. develops and produces products for the construction sector, namely in the field of energy-saving sealings. In 2012, Mr. Sieber also became majority shareholder in Baertschi Agrartecnic Ltd.

Jürgen Fischer - Member

Mr. Jürgen Fischer is founder of "The Pearl Management Consultants" in Dubai, United Arab Emir-ates. Fischer is Non-Executive Chairman of Mövenpick Holels & Resorts after having served as Non-Executive Board member since 2008. He was CEO of Dubai Properties LLC, a major real estate de-veloper in the UAE. Besides looking after 20,000 residential leasing units, 50,000 m2 of retail space, thousands of "Built to Sell" apartments and villas and several master developments in Dubai, he was as well involved in international developments of Sama Dubai Group in, among others, Moroc-co and Oman. During his time with Dubai Properties a fully owned subsidiary of Dubai Holding and the sister company Tatweer he oversaw several theme park and tourist projects. Between 1995 and 2008, Jürgen Fischer held several senior positions with Hilton International, such as President Commercial Operations and President for Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as President of Scandic Hotels AB. Prior to joining Hilton, he worked for the Walt Disney Company in different roles in Florida and Paris including Vice President Sales & Marketing for Disneyland Paris, Director of Resort Development at Disneyland Paris and General Manager of the Grand Floridian Beach Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World, Florida. Fischer held several hotel management positions in Europe and Middle East after starting his professional life as a chef in 1970. He later graduated from the Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne, Switzerland and obtained an MBA with Honors from IMEDE/IMD, Lausanne in 1988. Since several years Fischer serves on the International Advisory Committee of Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne.

Jürg Weber - Member

Jürg Weber holds a MBA and a Major in Finance and Strategic Planning from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Weber previously studied Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering in Switzerland and Microeconomics and English at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Mr. Weber is currently member of the Board of Directors from „AVIVA Sigorta A.S:“, „KRON TELEKOMÜNIKASION HIZMETLERI A.S.“, „GREAT TURK FUND LTD.“ , which are all domiciled in Istanbul, Turkey, and from „BENSYS HOLDING“, which is domiciled in Amsterdam, Holland. He also is founder and owner of the “GOLDEN HORN MANAGEMENT LTD”, which is domiciled in Kiev, Ukraine. Previously Mr. Weber was CEO of “BOYNER HOLDING”, Turkey, a Partner of “McKINSEY & COMPANY, INC.”, Turkey, a Consultant for “McKINSEY & COMPANY, INC.”, Switzerland, an assistant to the Vice Chairman in “UBS PHILIPS & DREW”, UK and a project manager and assistant to CEO with “UBS, BANK OF SWITZERLAND”, New York.