The CEO of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Nevine Loutfy was found murdered at her home in the 6th of October suburb on the outskirts of Cairo on Tuesday.
An investigation and forensic team arrived at the murder scene shortly after the incident.
Her body was discovered with multiple stab wounds, according to Ahram Arabic website.
Loutfy began her banking career with Citibank in March 1976 where she joined the Cairo office as a Financial Analyst. She graduated with a BA in Economics from the American University in Cairo.
With over three decades of banking experience, Loutfy has a diverse background and has worked across the corporate, SME and retail sectors.
She has extensive international experience gained in the US, Europe and emerging markets, with primary areas of expertise in local corporate and SME business management, in addition to credit risk and capital management.
As part of a series on pioneering Egyptian women, Ahram Online interviewed Nevine Loutfy, as she was the first ever female head of an Islamic bank.