Mohamed Sultan joined the Board of Directors of Egytrans as an independent member who is well-versed in the in the world of banking and managing operational transformations. In 2015, Sultan assumed the position of Chief Operations Officer at the Commercial International Bank – CIB Egypt and had many contributions to various functions within the bank, as he chaired the Business Operations Group responsible for managing and supervising projects. Under his leadership, new divisions were established, serving the expansion of the business while other operations divisions were merged, including Corporate Services, Alternative Channels, and Real Estate and Facility Management. Sultan was also a permanent member of the Higher Committee for Lending and Investment and co-chaired the Non-Financial Risk Committee responsible for operational and reputational risks. He was the founder of the Group of Chief Security Officers for Cybersecurity and Information Threats. Before assuming his role as COO, Sultan was the Head of the Operations Group between 2009 and 2014, where he successfully accommodated the increase in the volume of commercial transactions by up to 300% for 3 years. He also led several programs under the Bank’s Strategic and Digital Transformational Agenda and has played a significant role in expediting the adoption of digital technologies, especially in the digitalization of the bank’s archiving system. His promotion to this position was due to the exceptional role he played as Head of Retail Banking Operations in 2008, where he was part of the team responsible for establishing new banking services and was responsible for the complete restructuring of the branches with the aim of separating the front line, back office and customer support areas. Prior to joining CIB, Sultan served as Country Operations Head and Acting Head of Consumer Business at the National Bank of Oman in the UAE in 2007. For the previous 10 years, Sultan held the position of Vice President of Branch Operations and Control Management at Mashreq Bank Dubai, where he oversaw UAE, Qatar, Egypt and Bahrain operations.
In addition to his duties, Sultan is a member of the boards of directors of a number of organizations such as Telecom Egypt, INSEAD Alumni, and CIB Bank, for which he was an official spokesperson in many local and international events. He was also a member of the Global Payment Committee for Wells Fargo between 2009 and 2015. Sultan holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cairo University’s Faculty of Commerce. He also obtained several training and postgraduate programs, including International Managers Program, Advanced Management Program, Executive Finance Program in France, INSEAD’s Leading Organizations in Disruptive Times Program, IMD Strategic Innovation Leadership Program in Switzerland, MIT Sloan Information Technology Program in USA, and the Leadership Program from Queen's University in Canada. Additionally, Sultan is certified by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).