Basic Info

Ahmad Salman

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

CEO at AROMATTE

Experience Details

CEO

Operations/Management, Accounting/Finance, Sales/Retail

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Established a sales team to raise the company Turn over and generate million dollars sales.
Ø Managed the product lifecycle, and has the responsibility of the business unit profitability.
Ø Responsible for setting the Sales Plan and managed a team of sale account managers to
fully comply the business plan and grab more business.
Ø Managed the timely completion of all creative tasks, plus handling the supervision on
facilities through other departments, managed the creation of accounts and facilities for
my clients.
Ø Participated in product line and brainstorming meetings to produce creative ideas that
differentiates our product from the competition and built strong competitive advantage.
Ø Carried out supervision on ongoing projects internally and externally, while identifying
and evaluating new business opportunities, developing business case proposals, and
always overseeing projects through to success completion.
Ø Assured that timely feedback and input from customers are taken into consideration for
future product development.
Ø Managed the financial department, PNL and costing.
Ø Scope of business: MENA, Africa & Europe.


Company Details

AROMATTE

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Jun 2010 to present (6 years 6 months)
SOFT SKILLS TRAINER / BUSINESS CONSULTANT at QUEST FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Experience Details

SOFT SKILLS TRAINER / BUSINESS CONSULTANT

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Ø Facilitation and delivery of customized training material, which match the needs of
various clients in different fields.
Ø Certified by Quest to deliver modules in self-leadership, communication, customer
service, negotiation, team building, time-management and presentation skills coaching.
Ø Attended various trainers’ development sessions to further enhance my skills as a senior
trainer.
Ø Certified by Celemi to deliver Business Simulations in Marketing, Finance and Project
Management fields.
Ø Certified by Accor Academy Dubai to deliver several trainings to Accor hotels chain in
Egypt, such as, Welcoming the Guest, TWI, Managing Accor Values, Keys to
Professional Service, Handling Complaints, Supervisory Skills and Coaching.
Ø Handling Project Management for Mobinil’s new Franchise Project & also delivering
training for new franchise shops’ employees. Franchise Project Management includes
selecting trainers, ensuring their certification on Mobinil’s technical material, scheduling
& planning sessions all over Egypt.
Continued


Company Details

QUEST FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Education, Training and Coaching

N/A

Mar 2009 to present (7 years 9 months)
SALES MANAGER at FUTURA LABS - SYMRISE

Experience Details

SALES MANAGER

Sales/Retail

Manager

Created Million Dollars business from scratch in Functional Fragrance as well as Flavors.
Ø Maintain and develop a computerized customer and prospect database.
Ø Respond to and follow up sales enquiries by post, telephone, and personal visits.
Ø Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account
support, and liaison with internal order-processing staff.
Ø Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant management information.
Ø Carry out market research, competitor and customer surveys.
Ø Built the Yearly Business Plan as well as a five years business plan for the flavros and
fragrance divisions.
Ø Carry out daily supervision on ongoing projects, while identifying and evaluating new
business opportunities, developing business case proposals, and always overseeing
projects through to success completion.
Ø Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and
aid business and organizational development.
Ø Attend training and to develop relevant knowledge and skills.
Ø Plan and implement export strategy, including advertising and PR.
Ø Plan and implement sales and customer retention and development.
Ø Plan and manage sales and marketing resources according to agreed budgets.
Ø Contribute to formulation of policy and strategy of the company.
Ø Recruit, manage, train and motivate direct reporting staff according to company
procedures, policy and employment law.
Ø Manage relevant reports of management and financial information for the sales and
marketing departments.
Ø Select and manage external agencies.
Ø Manage R&D and new business development.
Ø Maintain and develop corporate image and reputation, and protect and develop the
company's brands via suitable PR activities and intellectual property management.
Ø Plan and manage internal communications and awareness of corporate direction, mission,
aims and activities.
Ø Represented the company in shows such as Gulfood, Anuga, Sial… etc


Company Details

FUTURA LABS - SYMRISE (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Manufacturing

WWW.SYMRISE.COM

Mar 2006 to Jun 2010 (4 years 3 months)
SENIRO EXPORT SLAES MANAGER at MAC CARPETS

Experience Details

SENIRO EXPORT SLAES MANAGER

Sales/Retail, Customer Service/Support

Manager

Ø Responsible for creating the yearly business plan for the export department in
coordination with the General Export Manager.
Ø Helped in establishing the company’s policies and procedures manual.
Ø Worked on creating a gap analysis to help the company to implement an ERP system.
Ø Worked on linking the export department’s business plan to the European Excellence
Model (EFQM).
Ø Planning and setting up sales strategies for Japan, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Korea,
Hong Kong, China, India, Fareast and MENA region
Ø Supervising Export Sales Managers to deliver outstanding sales results.
Ø Built strong marketing communication aimed at desired market segments by developing
creative communication strategies and focusing on the competitive advantage.
Ø Coordinated engineering, public relations, media, sales, advertising, and manufacturing
efforts to achieve MAC objectives and made sure all departments and in foreign country
sales teams are clear on the product's marketing message.
Ø Gained understanding of international retail distribution channels through visits to
Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Japan, Australia, Thailand and Russia.
Ø Responsible for business development as well as marketing activities including building
the company image, handling exhibitions and showrooms.
Ø Manage the external marketing agency activities of telemarketing and research.
Ø Represented MAC in many shows such as Domotex-Hanover Textile Fair, Heimtextile –
Frankfurt and INDEX – Dubai, Japan, Australia & China.
Ø Developed market researches to enhance the sales force to meet the organization mission.
Ø Developed market trends to assist sales force.


Company Details

MAC CARPETS

10th of Ramadan, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Textile and Clothing

WWW.MACCARPETS.COM

Mar 2002 to Mar 2006 (4 years)
CREDIT OFFICER at CIB - COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK

Experience Details

CREDIT OFFICER

Banking, Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Accountable for the timely completion of all creative tasks, plus handling the supervision
on facilities through other departments, managed the creation of accounts and facilities for
my clients.
Ø Carried out daily supervision on ongoing projects, while identifying and evaluating new
business opportunities, developing business case proposals, and always overseeing
projects through to success completion.


Company Details

CIB - COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL BANK

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Banking

N/A

Mar 2000 to Mar 2002 (2 years)

Education

Bcc in Accounting

Education Details

Bcc

Accounting

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
1996 - 2000
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

St. George College

Egypt

1996

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

St. George College
1996

Certifications

Certificate details

Certified Sales Manager

May 2008

N/A

N/A

N/A

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC-UAE)

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

CERTIFIED SALES MANAGER

May 2008

MERIC

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AccountingBankingBusiness DevelopmentBusiness-orientedCEOCREDIT OFFICERCertified Sales ManagerCustomer ServiceDetails-orientedEXPORTEducationEnglishEntrepreneurFUTURA LABS - SYMRISEFinanceFrenchInsuranceMac OSManagementManufacturingMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft WindowsPlannerRetailSALES MANAGERSENIRO EXPORT SLAES MANAGERSOFT SKILLS TRAINER / BUSINESS CONSULTANTSUPPLY CHAINSalesSupportTeam PlayerTextile And ClothingTraining And CoachingWeb Design

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Mac OS

Mac OS

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Web Design

Web Design

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

SALES

SALES

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

EXPORT

EXPORT

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

SUPPLY CHAIN

SUPPLY CHAIN

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

ACCOUNTING

ACCOUNTING

: Intermediate

: High

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Planner, Business-oriented, Details-oriented, Entrepreneur, Team Player

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