Samer Soliman is the Managing Director for the Group’s Middle East, and is responsible for all aspects of the Acquiring and Issuing business of the Group in the Middle East region. He is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to drive the growth of the company’s business in the region.
Samer is also the chairman of Network Jordan, a Board member and Managing Director of Network Egypt, and Board member of Diners Club Egypt and Levant. He sits on the product advisory board of UnionPay International, representing the Middle East region. Samer has contributed significantly to the inorganic growth of the Group by identifying investment opportunities and designing effective business and operations models.
Samer brings more than 20 years of experience in retail business, cards issuing, acquiring and third-party processing. Prior to joining the Group, Samer was part of the team that set up the consumer business at Citibank Egypt.
Samer holds a Master’s degree in Leading Innovation and Change from Robert Kennedy College in Switzerland, in partnership with York St John University, a Certificate in Management from the University of Wollongong, and a degree in business management from the Ministry of Higher Education Sinai.
Samer was appointed as Managing Director in 2016