Mr. Mardam-Bey Joins Global Food Exchange™ Board

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Newest Board member expected to be a catalyst for Global Food Exchange™ food security efforts in the Middle East.

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The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Advisors is pleased to welcome another distinguished member to its team, Mr. Ibrahim Mardam-Bey, Group President at Taylor-DeJongh, a global energy and infrastructure investment bank. Prior to Taylor-DeJongh, Mr. Mardam-Bey co-founded and served as Senior Executive with several international investment banking houses. Over the last 20 years, he has successfully arranged financing (equity & debt) for multi-billion dollar projects, and private equity funds.

Mr. Mardam-Bey is expected to be a catalyst for Global Food Exchange™ endeavors directed in the Middle East, as he has an extensive track record and experience in international finance, merchant investment banking and Islamic Banking. “I am excited at the opportunity to use my experience in cross border-structured finance to help grow Global Food Exchange™, benevolent and humanitarian solutions,” Mr. Mardam-Bey said of his joining the Global Food Exchange™ Board.

Mr. Mardam-Bey is an accomplished and frequent keynote speaker, mentor and published author, having been featured in: Euromoney, Banker Middle East, Sukuk Insider, International New York Times and others. Mr. Mardam-Bey has received numerous business awards and professional recognitions for his pioneering work on several international Sukuk transactions and is a member of, the Arab Bankers Association of North America, the London based Arab Bankers Association, and Young Arab Leaders.

“Ibrahim’s extensive background in cross-border transactions, especially in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region provides pivotal support to the global expansion networks of Global Food Exchange™,” stated Chairman & CEO Richard Lackey on the acquisition of Mr. Mardam-Bey. “Moreover, Ibrahim is a great example of a person who gets things done, and we are delighted to have him on board leading our food security efforts in the Middle East.”

About Global Food Exchange™: Through the efforts of Global Food Exchange™ and their strategic partners, complete meals composed of highly nutritious ingredients, portable water systems, and shelter systems are being stored in strategic locations around the world, ready for crisis response deployment. Global Food Exchange™ is a benevolent solution that is only as strong as its participants. To learn more please visit:

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