Aly Beshir – Logistics Manager
Aly started working with Plena Egypt since 2003. He is responsible for managing the whole company fleet with focus on implementing balanced standardization of Logistic operating procedures, systems and processes for Storage and Handling. As part of the management board Aly is trying hard to Support Plena Egypt activities with a safe and reliable Logistic operations.
Aly El-Sotouhy – Technical Manager
With about 10 years of versatile experience in construction management industry, Aly ElSotouhy is Plena Egypt’s Technical Manager. His extensive experience with material science and projects management helped Plena Egypt to strengthen its position as a leading construction services company. He is a project management professional, in progress with his masters of business administration degree and also has multiple studies in fields of management, sales and marketing. Aly Graduated from the Navy College and holds a BSc degree in Engineering.
Hatem Demerdash – Sales Manager
Hatem earned his construction engineering degree from The Arab Academy for Science and Technology with more than 10 years of technical experience as he was project manager at COSMOS-E consultancy at which he managed multi-million USD projects. After earning his MBA degree from ESLSCA business school he joined Plena in 2012 as Area Sales Manager than he was promoted in 2015 to be Sales Manager.
Mohamed Rashidy – Operation Manager
Mohamed Holds a B.Sc degree in chemistry from Alexandria University. Mohamed Experience in building material production extends for over 10 years. His expertise covers the following building materials Lime, Gypsum, Dry Mix and Aerated Autoclaved Concrete. Mohamed worked in Egypt, Saudi and other Gulf countries.
Mohamed is widely aware of the production processes, technologies and quality requirements.
Rami Heshmat – IT Manager
Rami joined Plena Egypt since 2010 as IT manager. He is always aiming to secure the best IT technology in our factories and offices at all the areas such as engineering, management, finance, Business development, Planning, Operations, logistics, marketing and Sales.
Rami have strong technical foundation with many experiences in the areas of Software Product Development, Server Administration, Networking, Infrastructure, software development management and project management. He is graduated from Ain Shams University and holds the following certifications; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).
Usama Nakib – Financial Manager
Usama Nakib joined Plena Egypt from National Gas group where he led its financial department in developing its gas network in El Sharqueia governorate.
Usama has 25 years’ experience in various financial managerial positions with leading companies in Egypt such as ABB, Egyptian Company for Metro and Five Stars Flour Mill Group.
Usama holds a B.Sc degree of commerce from Zagazig University and he is an active Member at Egyptian Society of Taxation.
Christer Sundstrom – Chairman
Christer was previously CEO of Nordkalk (third largest lime product producer in the world) and part of the lead team of the leveraged buyout of Nordkalk where he created a return for the shareholder in excess of 50% IRR. Today, using his experience and network, Christer helped Plena Egypt to strengthen its position in the construction material & mineral industry.
Mattias Sjoborg – Board Member
Mattias Sjoborg began his career at RMC plc where he led teams in the restructuring of group operations.
He joined Plena Group in 2001, and has led teams through due diligence, negotiation and the restructuring of Plena Egypt. Mattias has nearly 15 years’ investment experience in origination, due diligence and structuring cross border transactions related to privately held companies and privatisations, in predominantly emerging markets. He has an MBA degree from IMD Lausanne, Switzerland.
Sami Mathlouthi – Board Member
Sami Mathlouthi joined Plena Group in 2011 from Majid Al Futtaim Group, Dubai/Tunisia where he was their financial manager.
Sami investment experience in the MENA region, international accounting standards and financial due diligence, has enabled him to develop a strong network in the MENA. As an investment manager he is responsible for developing current operations as well as finding new opportunities in the MENA region especially Egypt. Sami is a Certified Charted Accountant and holds an MBA Finance and Investment management from university of wales.
Karl Fässler – Board Member
Karl Fässler has worked with Plena Group for over 15 years as a senior advisor for tax, investment opportunities, networking and structural related issues.
His extensive network and expertise enables Plena Group to find workable and efficient solutions to its group and financing structures including Plena Egypt operations. Karl Fässler was previously finance minister in one of Switzerland’s most prestigious Cantons.