44. Hussein Abaza

Designation: CEO & Managing Director
Company: Commercial International Bank (CIB)
Country: Egypt
Nationality: Egyptian
Sector: Banking

Abaza, who has more than 25 years of industry experience, leads strategy and operations at CIB, which employs more than 7,700 people and serves more than 1.6 million customers. By Q3 2023, the bank recorded total assets of $26.2 billion and revenues of $1.3 billion, up 70% from the same period in 2022. Abaza was previously CIB’s CEO of institutional banking, COO, and chief risk officer. Before joining CIB, he was head of research and managing director at EFG Hermes Asset Management.