Hussein Salem

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Hussein Salem
حسين سالم

11 November 1933[1]
Died13 August 2019(2019-08-13) (aged 85)[2]
NationalityEgyptian, Spanish
Occupation(s)Jolie Ville Resort owner, East Mediterranean Gas Company co-owner
Known forBusiness mogul, relationship with Hosni Mubarak, investigated for corruption and squandering public money

Hussein Salem (Arabic: حسين سالم); (11 November 1933 – 13 August 2019) was an Egyptian-Spanish businessman. He was the co-owner of the East Mediterranean Gas Company (EMG). He was an ally and advisor to former president Hosni Mubarak. He was also the chairman and CEO of HKS Group, a hospitality company that operates Maritim Jolie Ville Resort in Sharm El Sheikh.[3]

He was described as "one of the most secretive businessmen in Egypt". He was known as the "Father of Sharm El Sheikh" due to his resort development activities.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Interpol. "Salem, Hussein". Interpol. Archived from the original on 18 May 2011. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
  2. "وفاة رجل الأعمال حسين سالم فى مدريد عن عمر يناهز 85 عاما". اليوم السابع. 13 August 2019. Archived from the original on 13 August 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  3. Bradley, Matt (16 June 2011). "Mubarak Associate is Arrested in Spain". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
  4. Hope, Bradley. "Egypt's pursuit of Mubarak's cronies falters Archived 7 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine". The National. 7 May 2013. Retrieved on 7 May 2013.