Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #16

Hisham Okasha

Sector: Banking and Financial Services
Company: National Bank of Egypt
Designation: Executive Chairman
Nationality: Egyptian
Residence: Egypt

Having joined NBE as deputy chairman responsible for the risk, operations, compliance, and audit functions in April 2008, Okasha’s banking career spans over 26 years. He leads the bank’s global workforce of over 20,000 employees serving the bank’s 14 million customers. NBE’s total retail banking portfolio amounted to $6.3 billion in Q3 2019/20 while revenue reached $12.2 billion in 2018/19. Okasha is also the deputy chairman of the Federation of Egyptian Banks, and he sits on the boards of several of NBE’s financial subsidiaries in Egypt, Europe, and across MENA.