97. Samer Abu Aker

Designation: CEO
Company: SEDCO Capital
Country: U.A.E.
Nationality: Canadian
Sector: Financial Services

After joining SEDCO Capital in 2011, Abu Aker held the positions of COO and CFO before being appointed CEO in 2018. In 2022, the company recorded revenues of $34.9 million and a net income of $8.4 million. Abu Aker is the chair of SEDCO Capital’s investment and management committees and SEDCO Capital Global Funds in Luxembourg. Before joining SEDCO, he was the COO of Al Brooge Securities in Abu Dhabi, executive director of the Abu Dhabi Investment House, and CFO at Litespeed Management in New York. He also previously held leadership roles at the Bank of New York, Alternative Investment Services in Bermuda, and the Royal Bank of Canada in Hamilton.