Chief Strategy & Investment Officer
Ziad Hammoud joined beIN MEDIA GROUP in July 2014 as Executive Director of Strategy & Investments, after he had worked extensively with the group. In August 2020, Ziad was promoted to Chief Strategy & Investment Officer.
After beginning his career at Citi in investment banking in London focusing on mergers & acquisitions as well as capital raising in the emerging markets, Ziad moved to Dubai in 2008 to help found Algebra Capital, an equity and fixed income investment fund raising money internationally and investing in the MENA region. Ziad was a fund manager focusing mainly on equity investments where AUMs reached up to US$1.7 billion.
After the sale of Algebra Capital to the then partner Franklin Templeton, he came back to investment banking at Barclays in Dubai where he was involved in mergers & acquisitions and capital markets for the MENA region while being in charge particularly of Barclays operations in Qatar.
He is a graduate in business and finance from ESCP Europe School of Management in France as well as a holder of Bachelors in Economics and English.
He is a father of three and he enjoys sports, Aikido and history.