CEO Today - Africa Awards 2021

Mohamed Mansour is the Founder and Chairman of Man Capital. He took over the Mansour Group in 1976. He is the Founder and Chairman of Mansour Automotive Company, one of the world’s leading General Motors distributors, and Mantrac Group and Unatrac, distributors of Caterpillar machines. He is a former Chairman of Crédit Agricole Egypt – the country’s second-largest bank. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Lead Foundation, a non-profit organisation providing funding to small and micro enterprises for impoverished women in Egypt, which to date has granted 3.5 million loans. He has also served as the Chairman of the Egypt-U.S. Business Council and was the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, as well as the Secretary General of the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES). He also served on the George Washington School of Business Advisory Board and the International Advisory Board of the CocaCola Company. He is currently serving on the Advisory Board for the Centre for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University and is a member of Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Council. From early 2006 until October 2009, he served as the Minister of Transport in Egypt, one of the largest service ministries employing more than 250,000 people. Mohamed Mansour gained an engineering degree fromNorth Carolina State University in 1968 and an MBA from Auburn University in 1971, where he taught until 1973. Company Profile The Mansour Group is a global, familyowned conglomerate with 60,000 employees, a presence in more than 100 countries and total revenues exceeding $7.5 billion in 2018. Founded over 60 years ago by Loutfy Mansour, we manage successful businesses across a number of sectors and have long-term partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands including General Motors, Peugeot, MG, Caterpillar, and McDonalds, among many others. Al-Mansour has expanded into new regions, including Ghana, Libya, Iraq, Uganda and sub-Saharan Africa, and provides refrigerated trucks to major companies including McDonald’s, Caterpillar and Kraft Foods. Al-Mansour Automotive Mansour Group entered the automotive sector in 1975, when it was appointed as the official General Motors (GM) dealer in Egypt. When it was founded, the company’s vision was to be the “leader in the marketing and distribution of transportation products”, supported by world-class customer service. Today, Al-Mansour Automotive is one of the largest GM dealers in the world, selling over 75,000 vehicles a year. In a joint venture with GM it also manufactures cars, trucks and pickups for the Egyptian and Middle Eastern markets. It also owns franchises for Opel, MG, Chevrolet, Isuzu and Peugeot. Man Capital Man Capital is the global investment and advisory arm of the Mansour Group. Founded in 2010, it is wholly owned by the Mansour family and this independence from any large financial institution helps Man Capital to evaluate, structure and manage investments dynamically and opportunistically. Man Capital looks to build long-term relationships with its employees, customers and suppliers. Operating free of the exit needs associated with private equity firms, it is a long-term partner to the businesses in which we invest. Man Capital’s entrepreneurial spirit and culture is underpinned by strong family values and a determination to build and develop world-leading enterprises. Man Capital takes strategic positions in companies across a range of sectors including logistics, real estate, oil and gas, education, telecommunications, technology and healthcare. Our Mission We are a truly global, cross-border business. We employ over 60,000 people, crossing cultures, religions, and languages. We work together for a common goal of growth and betterment. We are continually identifying new sectors and geographies to invest in. We always look to build partnerships for the longterm. We grow and develop together. We invest in our people and support their training and education. About Mohamed www. ceotodaymagaine . com CEO Today Af r i ca Award s 2021 - Egypt - Mohamed Mansour Founder and Chairman of Al-Mansour Group “ Our vision is to be a global group; growth is in our DNA.

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