Mr. Amr El Ganainy is one of the Egyptian esteemed financial industry executives for more than 35 years of experience since his graduation from the Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University in 1985. He pursued his first career steps at Suez Canal Bank where he excelled to be Senior Dealer. He moved to Export Development Bank in 1994 reaching the post of Chief Dealer. In 1996, he joined United Bank of Egypt, as part of the new management team tasked with revamping the bank, as Treasurer and Head of Correspondent Banking.
Mr. El Ganainy joined CIB in 2004 as General Manager Financial Institutions Group; and he succeeded to lead the department through his strong business relationships in the market on the local and regional fronts. He is also JP Morgan Chase, London credit certified since 2005. As a result of his prior excellence in taking any organization he leads to a higher level, in 2010 CIB Senior Management gave him the task of launching the Global Customer Relations Department.
He is currently the CEO Institutional Banking at CIB. Since his appointment in 2017, through providing leadership and guidance, he achieved short-and medium-term strategic objectives, while aligning with the bank’s philosophy, mission and vision.
Mr. El Ganainy’s exposure has stretched globally; he was the first Egyptian and youngest Chairman of the InterArab Cambist Association (ICA) based in Beirut, currently he is the Honorary Chairman. He was also an Executive Board Member of ACI International based in Paris, in addition to the Founder and Chairman of ACI Egypt, and he is the Honorary Chairman to date.
Mr. El Ganainy is an active member in the Institute of the International Finance (IIF) representing CIB at the annual IMF and IIF meetings. His vast experience made him entitled to join worldwide delegations of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and the British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA), among other international tourism conferences across the Middle East, Europe and USA.
He represented CIB in a number of its affiliates, chairing the Board of Directors of Falcon Group, which over performed under his leadership, Commercial International Brokerage Co. (CIBC), CI Asset Management Co. and a Board Member of CI Capital Holding Co.
With his renowned reputation and widely acclaimed experience, Mr. El Ganainy was selected as an independent board member in large corporations in Egypt including aviation, financial services and telecommunications. He was also elected to be a Board Member in Misr for Central Clearing, Depositary and Registry Co. for five consecutive rounds from 2005 to 2021.