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Wahid Hamid is Managing Partner and the Global Head of the Abraaj Performance Acceleration Group. He is a Board Member of The Abraaj Group, a member of the Firm’s Global Investment Committee, and a member of the Management Executive Committee.
Before joining Abraaj, Mr. Hamid was Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development at PepsiCo and a member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee. At PepsiCo, he led close to US$ 5 billion of acquisitions across global growth markets and critical strategy initiatives, including resetting PepsiCo’s strategy in China. He was a Board Member of PepsiCo Americas and CFO of PepsiCo Americas Foods, a US$ 20 billion business segment with operations stretching from Canada to Argentina.
Previously, Mr. Hamid spent 15 years with Boston Consulting Group, where his last role was Senior Partner and Managing Director in New York. During his tenure at BCG, he led the firm’s consumer goods and retail practice across Asia Pacific.