About The Speaker
Mr. Jose Maria Magrina
José Maria Magrina received his graduate degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain) and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the Instituto de Empresa and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has vast international experience in various executive roles. His professional career started at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant. Two years later, he joined Deloitte in a similar position where he focused on supply chain optimization, market research and strategic planning in the construction and gas/oil sectors. From 2005 till 2016, José Maria served as the Managing Director of Arabian Cement Company, the 5th largest cement producer in Egypt, where he led the first post revolution IPO on the EGX. In 2016, he joined Heidelberg Cement as the CEO for Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), which includes Suez, Helwan and Tourah Companies. SCGC is the country's largest cement producer, with 12 million tonnes of capacity.