Mahmoud El Sheikh named among Hozpitality's Best 30 Most Popular Finance Leaders in the Middle East for 2023
Mahmoud El Sheikh has over 23 years in the hospitality sector, Mahmoud has demonstrated his exceptional skills and expertise in various financial roles. Currently serving as the Multi-Property Director of Finance, he oversees the financial operations of four prestigious properties.
Mahmoud El Sheikh has been honored as one of Hozpitality's Best 30 Most Popular Finance Leaders in the Middle East for 2023. With a remarkable career spanning over 23 years in the hospitality sector, Mahmoud has demonstrated his exceptional skills and expertise in various financial roles. Currently serving as the Multi-Property Director of Finance, he oversees the financial operations of four prestigious properties: Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Aloft City Centre Deira, The Westin, and Le Meridien City Centre.
With a strong background in strategic planning, financial performance management, governance and risk management, and business process re-engineering, Mahmoud brings valuable insights to the table. His extensive experience in the UAE and Egypt markets further enhances his ability to navigate the unique challenges and opportunities in the Middle East hospitality industry.
Throughout his career, Mahmoud has proven his proficiency in providing effective financial planning strategies tailored to the hospitality sector. His deep understanding of both the strategic and operational aspects of the industry has enabled him to drive profitability and deliver outstanding financial results. Mahmoud's track record of success in growing profitability showcases his ability to implement strategies that generate sustainable financial growth for the organizations he serves.
Mahmoud's expertise extends to various areas of financial management and operational excellence. He excels in procurement control, contract negotiation, strategic and financial planning, international sourcing, and technology and process implementation. His involvement in start-ups, turnarounds, and revitalization projects has further honed his skills in project management and change implementation. Mahmoud's proficiency in profit and loss management, departmental operations management, budget analysis, forecasting, and allocation ensures sound financial decision-making and efficient resource utilization.
Recognized for his excellence, dedication, and perseverance, Mahmoud El Sheikh embodies the qualities of a top finance leader in the hospitality industry. His ability to effectively manage procurement processes, negotiate contracts, and implement strategic financial plans has contributed to the success and profitability of the properties under his purview.
Mahmoud's international sourcing expertise has allowed him to identify cost-effective solutions and streamline operations, optimizing the financial performance of the properties. His proficiency in technology and process implementation has led to enhanced operational efficiency, improved financial controls, and increased productivity.
Having been involved in start-ups, turnarounds, and revitalization projects, Mahmoud has demonstrated his strong project management skills and his ability to drive positive change within organizations. He has successfully implemented strategies to overcome challenges, improve financial performance, and position businesses for long-term success.
Adept at analyzing budgets, conducting forecasting, and allocating resources effectively, Mahmoud ensures that financial decisions align with strategic objectives and deliver optimal results. His keen attention to detail and thorough understanding of profit and loss management enables him to identify areas for improvement and implement measures to drive profitability.
With his extensive experience in departmental operations management, Mahmoud brings a comprehensive understanding of the financial intricacies within the hospitality industry. He collaborates closely with cross-functional teams to align financial goals with operational strategies, fostering a culture of financial discipline and accountability.
Mahmoud El Sheikh's inclusion among Hozpitality's Best 30 Most Popular Finance Leaders in the Middle East for 2023 is a testament to his exceptional skills, dedication, and contribution to the finance management of multiple prestigious properties. His ability to navigate complex financial landscapes, drive profitability, and deliver outstanding results positions him as a highly respected and sought-after finance leader in the Middle East hospitality sector.