El Zein’s extensive industry knowledge in the financial and industrial sectors and drive for results make him a driving force behind his clients’ success.
Over the course of his career, Magdy has been instrumental to building strong management teams for early-stage clients, and reinvigorating well-established international and local organisations with new leadership talent.
More than 15 years’ experience in executive search
Member of the Global Financial Services and Industrial Practices
Industry expertise in cleantech, education, financial services, government & public sector, healthcare & life sciences, industrial and professional services
Functional expertise in board search
Background in senior management, primarily in business development and general management, in France, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Works with blue-chip service organisations, multinational and local organisations, family-owned conglomerates and start-ups in both the private and public sectors
Founded the first regionally based executive search firm affiliated with a global network; developed business to become a leading player in the field; firm subsequently joined Boyden
Senior leadership roles with TNT, one of the world’s largest express delivery companies, at the country, regional and head office levels
Worked with blue-chip service organisations; gained extensive experience in commercial negotiations, start-ups and joint ventures