The Euromoney Lebanon Conference

Imad Ghandour

Co-founder and Managing Director

CedarBridge


Imad Ghandour is the co-founder and managing director of CedarBridge, an investment company focused on high growth opportunities in education, healthcare and retail in MENA. Imad has more than 10 years’ experience in private equity and investments throughout the MENA region and China with particular focus on education and healthcare.  He is currently a director in the board of Kids First Group, the region’s largest chain of nurseries; SAE Arabia, a specialized college in UAE; AlShams Laboratories, one of the largest diagnostic chains in MENA; and Sisters Beauty Lounge, the largest chain of beauty salons in UAE. He had also served as a director in the board of CIRA, the largest chain of schools in Egypt; Maarif Education, the largest educational group in Saudi Arabia; TechnoScan, the largest chain of radiology centres in Middle East; and Advanced Laboratory Services, the largest reference lab in Saudi Arabia. Imad is also a co-founder of the MENA Private Equity Association, and was awarded by Private Equity World the prestigious Private Equity MENA Merit Award for 2011.


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