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Abdallah Sallam

President and CEO | Madinet Masr

A member of one of the most prominent business families in Egypt, and with more than 20 years of experience, Abdallah Sallam has managed and co-founded several ventures in multiple industries including manufacturing, retail, media, and technology before venturing into real estate.

Labeling himself a serial entrepreneur, Sallam co-founded and managed several businesses throughout his career. Most recently, he was the founder and CEO of ‘Minka Real Estate Investment’, a unique property innovator and developer with subsidiaries and interests in a multitude of ventures (Construction, Consultancy and Renewable energy). In October 2021, Minka was acquired by Madinet Masr formally known as Madinet Nasr for Housing and Development MNHD, one of Egypt’s leading and most influential urban developers and Sallam was appointed as the new President and CEO.

Sallam brings to his position a wealth of expertise, innovative vision, strategy, and business modeling input across many ventures to help the company fulfill its robust growth strategy being one of the oldest and most influential real estate developers operating in the local market with a legacy of 64 years.

He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the American University in Cairo and hasattended several executive education programs at Harvard Business School and Kellogg of Northeastern University studying consumer marketing, strategy, pricing, and media. Sallam is also constantly involved in voluntary consultancy with young entrepreneurs and startups and was chosen as a member of the jury in Shark Tank - Egypt program and has been invited to many reputable boards. He currently sits on the board of Solarize Egypt, Minlo Trade & Manufacturing, Namaa Real Estate, Paradise Capital, Egyptian Kuwaiti Company for Real Estate Development and Egyptian Food Bank.

Abdallah Sallam
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