NBA Hall of Famer and global humanitarian Dikembe Mutombo is the chairman of Cajary Majlis.
Mutombo is a venture capital investor whose portfolio includes investments in water technology, healthcare services, and media. Alongside his financial capital, he often serves as a brand ambassador in the companies with which he invests.
He is also the founder and chairman of the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation which he created in 1997. DMF targets projects in the healthcare and education sectors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital, named in memory of Mutombo’s beloved mother, has treated more than 600,000 men, women, and children.
Set to open in the fall of 2021, the Samuel Mutombo Institute of Science & Entrepreneurship in Mbuji Mayi will initially educate 660 students from pre-K to 12th grade, with an eventual enrollment of 840 students, regardless of income. Linked In Profile
As president and chief executive officer, Robert Bush leads Cajary Majlis’ strategic operations, driving the company's core growth strategies.
Bush is a senior investment executive with experience across industries (advanced manufacturing, financial services, energy, ICT, e-health, life sciences, and retail); geographies (USA, Europe, China, Middle East and Africa); as well as asset classes (venture capital, private equity, and Islamic finance).
Bush has engaged in a full array of financial and operating projects for sovereign-related entities, family businesses, family offices, investment companies, and corporates. He has participated in more than $30 billion in transactions and co-managed assets of nearly $10 billion. He currently advises the European Commission on Public Private Partnerships and is an SME advisor for the EC’s Horizon 2020 Initiative.
Bush speaks frequently to governments, universities, and corporates and is a contributing writer to Forbes Middle East online edition. Linked In Profile
As vice president of business development, Dallon Bush focuses on executing growth strategies, developing international business partnerships, and implementing operational best practices in North America.
Bush has worked in the field of information technology with a Fortune 500 company and has spearheaded projects in the hospitality industry and real-estate development.
At the request of US Senator Bill Cassidy, Bush recently had the honor of serving on an advisory committee tasked with making recommendations for federal judicial appointments in Louisiana.
A background in both law and business allows Bush to identify synergies within South Louisiana's vast network of intermodal transportation, including three of the top ports in the United States: Port of New Orleans (2nd in US for coffee); Port of South Louisiana (largest tonnage port in the western hemisphere); and, Port of Baton Rouge (8th in the US for total tonnage). Linked In Profile
Veronica Swanson is vice president of marketing at Cajary Majlis, in charge of leading the company’s strategic marketing and public relations efforts.
She is an accomplished communications executive who possesses more than 20 years’ experience across several industries and sectors including engineering consultancy, technology software, print media and newspaper publishing, and alternative energy and utilities.
Prior to Cajary Majlis, Swanson was head of marketing and communications in the Middle East & Africa region at Parsons Corporation.
During her career, Swanson has held various leadership positions at top-tier US-based companies including, Dow Jones, Inc. - The Wall Street Journal, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company and Florida Power & Light Company, a principal subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. where she oversaw an award-winning communications program. Linked In Profile
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