Mr. El-Hamamsy graduated from Cairo University with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1967. He later earned an MBA and subsequently a Master’s degree in Islamic Art and Architecture in 1992. El-Hamamsy has had a distinguished career with the IBM Company, where he was assigned as IBM Egypt’s General Manager responsible for Egypt and Sudan in 1979. In 1982, he was assigned to the IBM Europe Headquarters in Paris; later returning to Egypt to lead IBM Egypt’s rapid expansion in the growing market. In 1997, El-Hamamsy founded the MegaCom Company that specializes in Management and Business Consultancy services. In 1999, El-Hamamsy assumed the position of Vodafone Egypt’s CEO. In May 2002, he became Deputy Chairman of the Board of Vodafone Egypt and is currently Managing Director of the MegaCom consulting firm. El-Hamamsy serves as a board member of a number of organizations, includingBank Misr, Banque du Caire, Raya Holding and others, and serves on the board of trustees of a number of charity and development organizations, including Vodafone Foundation, which he chairs, Zeinab Kamel Hassan Foundation, Bank Misr Foundation and others.