The management Team

Eng. Khalid Suleimani

Chief Executive Officer of SISCO holding

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Eng. Khalid Suleimani has over 30 years of experience in VC Investment, digital transformation, and entrepreneurship. Helped structure and design strategies for several VC funds, and structured, executed, and oversaw several M&A transactions deals locally and internationally.

As an early investor in technology transfer, and digital transformation since 1994, he executed more than 70 digital transformation projects for the public, government, military and private sector.

He is the author of the MENA best seller book on investment and entrepreneurship “84 tips to a successful business startup”, co-authored the Arabic edition of “The Art of Startup Funding” by Alejandro Cremades and has numerous publications in business and scientific journals including Harvard Business Review Arabic edition and IEEE.

"SISCO holding is not only a successful investment company, but it is also one of the greatest investment stories of Saudi Arabia. We’ve transformed greenfield concepts into profitable industry leaders—promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship in a country on the cusp of transformation. We continue to focus on building more leaders, who will ultimately help us achieve our stated goal of SAR 6 bn AUMs by 2026, or what we would like to call the 6x26 Strategy."

- Eng. Khalid Suleimani

Our Management Team

Much like our portfolio companies, we also aim to maximize synergies when it comes to our team. Our executive team consists of a diverse group of experts that all bring different skill sets, academic backgrounds, and experiences to the table. They are highly capable individuals that are even stronger together. Their different perspectives and insights allow for the innovative and solution-focused thinking needed to overcome business challenges and foster growth.

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Mr. Mahmood Hussain

Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Wilfried Hugebaert

Senior Vice President Logistics

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Mr. Christophe Durand

Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mr. Mahmood Hussain

Chief Financial Officer

With over 2 decades of local and international experience in M&A and private equity transactions, restructuring, and accounting advisory, Mr. Hussain has a wealth of knowledge —making him highly valued in his role.

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Mr. Wilfried Hugebaert

Senior Vice President Logistics

With international experience in the Middle East, Africa and CIS,  in Strategy, Growth and Operations management in the express courier, freight forwarding, project logistics, warehousing, trucking, container services and End-to-End logistics; Mr. Hugebaert has a “Can-Do, Make-Do” mindset to strive logistics growth for SISCO holding and will foster all logistics initiatives to reach the 6x26 strategy.

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Mr. Christophe Durand

Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

With over 22 years of experience in investments and transactions in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Mr. Durand aims at leading and supporting the future acquisitions of SISCO holding.

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Mr. Richard Fourie

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

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Dr. Saleem Sheikh

Chief Legal Counsel

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Mr. Feras Halawani

Chief Audit Executive

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Mr. Richard Fourie

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

With international experience in management consultancy, civil engineering, and manufacturing, Mr. Fourie has the know-how and strategic, entrepreneurial mindset to drive impactful growth for SISCO holding.

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Dr. Saleem Sheikh

Chief Legal Counsel

With years of experience in corporate law, numerous published works including eight law books, and multiple international lectures in commercial law under his belt, Dr. Saleem is a true expert in all commercial matters of the law.

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Mr. Feras Halawani

Chief Audit Executive

Equipped with a wealth of Internal Audit global experience, Mr. Feras provides objective assurance and advisory insight on risk management, internal control, and governance processes, to SISCO holding Board and Management in pursuing SISCO holding's strategic goals.

organization structure

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