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Karim Ben Salah

Co-Founder & Head of Private Equity at Tell


Karim Ben Salah co-founded Tell Group in 2014 and heads the private equity activity for the firm.

Prior to co-founding Tell, Karim was managing director and head of the Saudi SME Fund, a credit & equity fund focused on small and mid-cap companies.

Prior to that, Karim was a senior member of Intaj Capital I & II, a private equity growth fund managed by Swicorp investing in consumer-driven sectors in North Africa, Middle East and Turkey. Karim was a member of the Intaj fund team from its inception in 2006 and served on the board of portfolio companies until 2013.

Prior to moving into private equity, Karim had 13-year extensive operational management experience in the consumer products industry with Philip Morris International (Philip Morris/Kraft Foods) in various developed and emerging markets, in Europe, US, Latin America, Middle East and Africa.

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