Khatif Holding Company, Kuwait

Leadership Team

Osama N. Mohammed - Chief Executive Officer

Osama N. Mohammed	Chief Executive Officer

Osama N. Mohamed, CFO and EVP of Kuwait Finance & Investment Company (KFIC) between 2004 and 2008, led the reformation of KFIC from a small consumer finance company into full-fledged investment banking institution. He joined Khatif team in September, 2008 as Chief Executive Officer.

Osama has brought to the business seventeen years of extensive experience in finance, treasury and general management. He worked in two of the big-4 audit firms PWC and E&Y, gained unique experience in varied industries such as Banking, Investments, Insurance and Contracting. He had hands-on operational experience while working in the AFREXIMBANK, AlShaya group and KFIC covering Treasury, Finance and Operations.

Academically, Osama is a graduate of the faculty of Commerce from Cairo University, Egypt, with a major in Finance & Accounting. He is also a CPA from California State Board of Accountancy, USA and an Alumni Member of London Business School, UK.

 

Ashraf Sherif - Group Finance and Admin. Manager

Osama N. Mohammed	Chief Executive Officer
Ashraf has more than six years experience in accounting & finance in Kuwait.
He started his career in Egypt in 2005 and came to Kuwait one year later to work in a contracting company as an accountant, he was recruited by Kuwait Finance and Investment Company (KFIC) in 2007.
After 3 years in accounts Ashraf joined Khatif Holding at the end of 2008 as head of Finance and since then became well rounded in the areas of Financial analysis, valuations, due diligence and accounts of subsidiaries and affiliates of the Group.
Ashraf area of expertise in accounting in sectors such as Catering, General Trading, contracting. Finance and Investment gained from heading finance in  Holding company, its subsidiaries and associates. As well as Real Estate, Manufacturing and Consultancy. His key focus tasks are:
Gathering financial & non financial information about target acquisitions.
Preparing Financial Analysis & Ratios Analysis of the financial information of targeted acquisitions.
Preparing 5 year business plan for Khatif Holding and its subsidiaries & affiliates.
Preparing Annual budgets to be utilized as planning and controlling tool.
Conducting business and financial due diligence, feasibility studies, valuation.
Conducting workshops with the consultants in all business aspects to evaluate the studies and the due diligence.
Ashraf is a graduate of Tanata University in Cairo - Class of 2005, majoring in Accounting and has Participated in more than eight accounting system implementation as a project manger.

 

Hassan Al Bakri - Business Analyst (CMA ,PMP)

Osama N. Mohammed	Chief Executive Officer
Hassan has more than five years experience in investment companies conducting financial analysis, business development  and plans implementation. His experience can be detailed in the listed below:
►Conducting business and financial due diligence, feasibility studies, valuation.
►Studying, analysis and examination of financial statements.
►Preparing Annual budgets to be utilized as planning and controlling tool.
►Identify and analyze investment opportunities in order to select the optimal.
►Conducting tasks related to listing and Initial public offerings (IPO) starting form investigations till publishing Prospectus.
►Participate in incorporating new companies according the rules and regulations.
►Monitoring the performance of acquired companies against the projections and recommending for proper corrective actions.
►Interacting with investors and maintain remarkable relationship.
►Participating in the Solicitation process, where consultants and advisors should be selected according to company’s business needs  and prepare the needed documents and criteria to facilitate the best selection.
►Conducting workshops with the consultants in all business aspects to evaluate the studies and the due diligence.