Mr Ahmed Ragab, Group CEO

Born in 1982 with an Egyptian nationality.

Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from American University in Cairo, Masters in Business Administration from Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands and completing Scaling Ventures Program from Harvard Business School, USA.

Mr Ahmed Ragab is also a selected Entrepreneur with Endeavor Egypt besides holding several notable executive positions as follows:

Baraka Optics Group: CEO & Board Member.

Brand Folio Company: Board Member.

Sigma Construction: Board Member

 

Mr Khaled Safwat, Group CFO & Deputy Group CEO

Born in 1972 with an Egyptian nationality.

Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Cairo University, Egypt, Masters in Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy degree from James Adam University, California, USA and Certified Management Accountant from Institute of Management Accountants, USA.

Mr. Khaled Safwat has over 25 years of experience in Investment Banking, Audit, Finance with an extensive experience in USA, Europe and MENA markets in the field of Financial Services, Oil &         Gas, Real Estate Developments, Automotive, ICT and Aviation.

Finalized several of IPO’s, Private Equity Investments and M&A Transactions (Buy/Sell) side with Preparation of Corporate Valuations and full Dui Diligence.

Prior joining Baraka Retail Group in early 2017, Mr Khaled Safwat held positions of Group CFO, CEO and Executive Board member in UK, Bermuda and Egypt.


Mrs Laila Farid, Group Director of Marketing, Advertising, Communications and PR

Born in 1986 with an Egyptian nationality.

Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from The American University in Cairo.

Mrs. Laila Farid has over 10 years of experience in the marketing field after graduating in 2007, she began her career in the marketing field joining NGO’s organization like the Egyptian Food Bank.

Mrs. Laila Farid holds several notable executive positions as follows:

Baraka Optics, Egypt: Marketing Associate.

Brand Folio Company, Egypt: Head of Marketing.

BVLGARI, Egypt: Marketing Manager.

Baraka Group, Egypt: Marketing Director.

 

Mr. Mohamed Khaled, CEO Optics & Fashion Divisions

Born in 1971 with an Egyptian nationality.

Holds a High Institute of Optics Technology Degree in Cairo, Egypt.

Mr. Mohamed Khaled Graduated in 1992 and has over 25 years of experience in the retail field. Mr. Mohamed Khaled has the vision and skill by which he is able to get the company’s target achieved at all levels of an organization.

Mr. Mohamed Khaled holds several notable executive positions as follows:

Baraka Optics, Egypt: Head of Operations.

Baraka Group, Egypt: CEO for Optics & Fashion Divisions.

 

Mrs. Lobna Farid, CEO Interior Decoration, Furniture , Lighting, & Art divisions

Born in 1982 with an Egyptian nationality.

Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The American University in Cairo. Interior Design Diploma from the American University in Cairo.

Mrs. Lobna Farid has over 15 years of experience in Marketing and designing.

Mrs. Lobna Farid holds several notable executive positions as follows:

C&CO Optics, Egypt: Marketing Director.

Madar Home Signature, Egypt: Managing Partner.

Baraka Group, Egypt: CEO Furniture & Art Division.