Nominee for Chairman

Sharief Fahmy
Chief Executive Officer, Middle East General Enterprises (MGE)
AmCham Member for 9 years, currently Platinum Member

U.S. Citizen

Sharief Fahmy is a U.S. citizen, born in Troy, New York and raised in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He has lived in Abu Dhabi since 2008. Sharief currently serves as CEO of Middle East General Enterprises (MGE), a Private Holding Company that provides business and investment solutions to the international business community in an array of specialties including Logistics, Services, Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Aerospace and Defense. Prior to joining MGE, Sharief was CEO of Fairs & Exhibitions (F&E), one of the world’s most accomplished event organizers delivering world-class products, including the internationally - acclaimed Dubai Airshow. Retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel, Sharief completed with honors a 23-year public service career, where he served in the U.S. Government on U.S. Air Force Base Level tours, Joint Strategic Level tours at the Pentagon, the White House, Presidential Airlift “Air Force One,” U.S. Central Command, and lastly as a diplomat at the U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi. Sharief holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland, a Master’s in Public Administration from Troy State University and a Master’s in Human Resource Management from National Louis University. An active member of AmCham Abu Dhabi for nine years, has served as Chairman the past year. Sharief also leads the U.S.-U.A.E. Public Affairs Committee.