Ramez Tomeh

Mr. Tomeh is the managing director of Sherezade Management Company (SMC), Bahrain, which primarily advises Middle East investment companies and High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI's) on participating actively in the film industry.

He is in charge of corporate communications and business relationships as well. He led the team for developing and structuring the upcoming Sherezade Real Media Company as a new hybrid investment vehicle for the promoter, Sherezade Films (SF).

At SF, he heads the marketing and placement effort for SF in the MENA region. He raised equity for the SF slate of Hollywood and UK movies and brought in a major GCC media company as a significant shareholder. He is responsible for SF's investor relations in the MENA/GCC region.

Mr. Tomeh was a career banker for 20 years in Bahrain and Kuwait with experience in corporate banking, corporate credit, private banking and investment management.

He worked with Arab Bank, Banque National de Paris Group, Lehman Brothers, Gulf Bank of Kuwait and Commercial Bank of Kuwait.

From 2001 to 2006 he was a senior partner in Cyber Consultants, Kuwait, and since 2007, he has been managing director of Core Consulting located in Bahrain. He has consulted in banking; investment and wealth management, private equity placement and debt financing.

Mr. Tomeh received his higher education in both the United States (BA, Developmental Studies, Colgate University) and Lebanon (MA, Political Studies, American University of Beirut).

He was born in the United States and received his primary and secondary education largely in Beirut and New York.