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Executive Management

Hisham Moawad

Chief Information Security Officer


Hisham Moawad currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer at Fawry, bringing over 24 years of experience in telecommunications and fintech. In his role, he spearheaded the adoption of industry-standard security frameworks to fortify Fawry’s security posture. His responsibilities include ensuring secure participation in nationwide financial inclusion efforts, providing secure services to over 35 million customers, and developing comprehensive security strategies aligned with business objectives. Hisham also oversees regulatory compliance, implements secure design principles across systems, networks, and applications, and educates employees on security best practices. Additionally, he assesses and manages third-party security risks, plans for resilience against disruptions, and ensures adequate development programs for information security talent.
Hisham started his career as a System Engineer at BTC Telecom, contributing to foundational projects like the first fiber network and IP backbone. He then joined Vodafone EG, progressing to Cyber Security Senior Manager over two decades. His leadership ensured end-to-end security across IT and Telecom networks, setting strategic directions, implementing industry-standard frameworks, and promoting cybersecurity awareness. He championed digital transformation and led cultural change across Vodafone Egypt’s workforce.
In addition to his professional roles, Hisham actively contributes to industry forums and global initiatives, such as the development of 4G security standards, demonstrating his commitment to advancing cybersecurity locally and internationally. As he progresses in the security domain, Hisham Moawad remains dedicated to driving innovation, fostering collaboration, and ensuring the resilience of digital infrastructures amidst evolving threats.
His academic background includes a degree in Electronics and Communication from Ain-Shams University.


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