Alejandro Carbon

Al Faisaliah Ventures and Group Strategy at Al-Faisaliah Group | Chief Portfolio Officer

Alejandro is Chief Portfolio Officer at Al-Faisaliah Group, a privately-held holding company headquartered in Riyadh and operating across the wider Middle East. The Group holds leading positions in multiple industries including Dairy, Electronics, Healthcare and Food Service. Prior to this, Alejandro was CEO of Beam for the Middle East, the leading UAE mobile wallet app that combines payments and rewards. In his previous role at Majid Al Futtaim Finance (2014-2016), Alejandro was Executive Director for Alternative Products – prepaid cards, digital remittances, loans – and Analytics function for the entire portfolio. Alejandro started in Majid Al Futtaim Holding as VP Corporate Development (2008-2014), where he was in charge of Corporate Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions for the entire Majid Al Futtaim Group. Prior to joining Majid Al Futtaim, Alejandro was Associate Principal with McKinsey&Co. based out of the Caracas office (1999-2005) and Dubai office (2005-2008). Alejandro has a Master?s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with distinction from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA) and an Industrial Engineer degree, Cum Laude, from University Simon Bolivar (Caracas, Venezuela).

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