Basic Info

Hossam Ismail

More than 15 years

Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Business (Sales & Marketing) development manager at General Distribution Company (Sara Corp.)

Experience Details

Business (Sales & Marketing) development manager

Sales/Retail, Fashion

Manager

 2015 onwards, I handled all the sales and marketing duties of a large portfolio of existing brands such as Loewe, Tous, Roberto Verino, J Del Pozo in addition to all new projects and brands to come.

 In 2015, I successfully launched our first niche brand exclusively @ the most luxurious retail chain in Saudi, Paris Galley, called AJ Arabia. The launch was supported by media and PR events followed with wonderful sell-out results. (Feb 2015)

 In 2014, I lead the sales team of the Eastern Province (3 sales supervisors, 4 Sales reps and 60 promoters) for a temporary mission where I applied new strategy to reorganize the work flow enabling the branch to achieve a growth of 35% by the end of Q3. (2014)

 In 2011, I lead a successful team to launch Dolce & Gabbana make-up line in Saudi Arabia exclusively at selected luxurious P.O.S. with great achievements and being ranked among the top 3 brands in all doors from the first month. (August 2011)

 In 2010, for P&G prestige, I created and launched new marketing communications strategy that resulted in a double digit growth for 4 successive years in Saudi Arabia (2010 - 2014)


Company Details

General Distribution Company (Sara Corp.)

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

501-1000 employees

Cosmetics , FMCG, Luxury Goods and Jewelry

N/A

Jul 2010 to present (6 years 5 months)
Brand Manager at National Marketing Manager

Experience Details

Brand Manager

Sales/Retail

Manager

 Implementing all the marketing policies and strategies of the brand.

 Placing the purchases & sales budget.

 Planning the different strategies and actions to promote the products,

 Following up the sales team to ensure applying the brand strategy in the market and achieving the sales target

 Training the sales team and promoters on regular basis on the existing lines to refresh their information as well as on the novelties before introducing the products to the market.


Company Details

National Marketing Manager

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

101-500 employees

Cosmetics , FMCG, Luxury Goods and Jewelry

N/A

May 2009 to Mar 2010 (10 months)
Division Marketing manager at Unitrade (Univest Group)

Experience Details

Division Marketing manager

Sales/Retail, Marketing/PR/Advertising

Manager

 I headed a division of 2 brand managers with their dedicated teams of sales managers, supervisors and beauty advisors (each team consists of 18 persons) (2005 – 2009)

 I lead a wonderful team of 1 sales manager and 2 sales supervisors in addition to 16 beauty advisors (total team of 18 persons) to successfully re-launching Clarins brand with unmatched results during the launch year. (2007)

 From 1998 till 2005, I launched successive products and lines in the Egyptian market with a proved record of success. Davidoff “Goodlife, Silver Shadow” , Lancaster “Sun protection line, New make-up line”…etc. (1998 – 2005)


 I developed the skills of my team on a regular basis by conducting training and skills improving programs in coordination with our principals.


Company Details

Unitrade (Univest Group)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Cosmetics , FMCG, Luxury Goods and Jewelry

N/A

May 1998 to May 2009 (11 years)

Achievements


* The successful launch of 2 brands in the Saudi markets (AJ Arabia "very luxurious and niche fragrances brand" & English Laundry "commercial yet elegant American brand)
* Introducing for the first time Dolce & Gabbana Make-up line to the Saudi market in 2011 very selective distribution (6 point of sales). We were ranking among top 5 brands from the first month!!!

* Achieving a double digit growth with P&G prestige group from 2010 till 2013, by end of 2013 I succeeded to double the turnover!!


* the re-launch of Clarins brand (full range : "Skin Care, Make-up & Fragrances") in 2005
*The first results were amazing as we succeeded to compete with a well established brands in the market and get a better ranking than them.
* Also we were the only market who achieved an incredible weight between Make-up and skin care of 50/50 respectively. the average weight in the entire region is 30/70 respectively.


Education

BSC in Chemistry

Education Details

BSC

Chemistry

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Chemistry Biology Physics Maths

N/A

Ain Shams University
1988 - 1988

Certifications

Certificate details

Execute with excellence

Apr 2011

N/A

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Procter and Gample Prestige

N/A

Certificate details

Negotiation Skills

May 2012

N/A

N/A

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Procter and Gample Prestige

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Marketing and Sales Techniques skills

Sep 2007

Clarins Group Middle East

N/A

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AnalyticalArabicBrand ManagerBusiness (Sales & Marketing) Development ManagerBusiness AnalysisBusiness DevelopmentChallengesChemistryCosmeticsDivision Marketing ManagerEnglishExecute With ExcellenceFMCGFashionInitiativeLeaderLuxury Goods And JewelryMarketingMarketing And Sales Techniques SkillsMicrosoft OfficeNegotiation SkillsOrganizerRetailSalesSales & MarketingTeam ManagementTeam MotivationTeam Player

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

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English

English

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Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing

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More than 7 years

Business Development

Business Development

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3-5 years

Team management

Team management

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Initiative, Organizer, Team Player

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