Top CEOs In The Middle East
Rank: #92

Samer Abu Aker

Sector: Banking and Financial Services
Company: SEDCO Capital
Designation:  CEO
Nationality: Canadian
Residence: Saudi Arabia

Aker joined SEDCO Capital in 2011 and has worked in the investment industry for more than 20 years. In 2020, SEDCO Capital’s sukuk achieved returns of more than 7% and the company's international public equity portfolio delivered a 27.8% net return, outperforming the respective benchmark. The company also sold four assets, including the ABC West office premises in Frankfurt, which generated an internal rate of return of 30%. Aker also chairs the firm’s investment and management committees and the board of SEDCO Capital Global Funds in Luxembourg.