Ahmed Yahia

Ahmed Yahia was elected to the board of directors as Chairman in December 2013.

Mr. Yahia is currently the Chief Executive Officer, Direct Investments at Mubadala Investment Company with oversight of the Technology, Healthcare, Financial Services, Consumer, Industrials & Business Services and Energy & Sustainability portfolios.

Mr. Yahia is also the chief executive officer of MGX, a technology investment company based in Abu Dhabi with a focus on development and adoption of artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. Mr. Yahia is a member of Mubadala’s Investment Committee, which develops Mubadala’s investment policies and reviews proposed projects.

Prior to his roles at Mubadala and MGX, Mr. Yahia was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he co-led the Principal Investor practice and was also the Managing Partner of the Abu Dhabi practice. He was formerly a Marketing Manager at Procter & Gamble, where he led several flagship brands.

Mr. Yahia serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of CESPA and is a member of the board of directors of Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Mubadala Capital, Emirates Global Aluminum and MGX. Previously, he served as a board member of AMD from 2012 to 2019.

Mr. Yahia holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from École Centrale Paris and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Product Strategy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Yahia is an independent, non-executive director pursuant to applicable Nasdaq rules.