Basic Info

Ashraf Hassanin

More than 15 years

Giza, Egypt

Master's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

Financial Services Consultant at Egyptian Co. for Payment Solutions (Dopay)

Experience Details

Financial Services Consultant

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Developing operational process and continuous improvements
- Developing operational procedures and follow up the implementation.
- Develop and implement strategies for effective operational delivery of new services
- Develop and implement procedures for monitoring the operational effectiveness of the business, including Key Performance Indicators
- Ensure that all operational processes and procedures are appropriately documented and that procedures are in place to update
- Identify opportunities for improvement of existing operational processes in relation to cost and/or quality of service delivery, including identification of technologies to enhance service delivery.
- Support business development opportunities through contributions to proposals and presentations regarding operational delivery
- Design, set up and managing a new call centre operation.
- Provide strong leadership, mentoring and guidance to operations team.


Company Details

Egyptian Co. for Payment Solutions (Dopay) (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Financial Services

www.dopay.com

Jan 2016 to present (11 months)
Head of Marketing at Egypt Post

Experience Details

Head of Marketing

Marketing/PR/Advertising

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Deputy Chairman, I carried out the following:
- Provide the planning and leadership to the marketing department by ensuring that the appropriate structures, systems, competencies and values are developed in order to meet and exceed the goals of the Marketing plan.
- Prepare new product marketing plans for product introductions in cooperation with senior management colleagues.
- Organize and direct marketing and strategy meetings on a regular basis whereby the strategy and promotion program are reviewed.
- Responsible for performance appraisal of marketing managers and for providing training and development opportunities including a national sales and management training program.
- Report on marketing committee and strategy group activities to senior management colleagues.


Company Details

Egypt Post

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Financial Services, Logistics and Supply Chain

www.egyptpost.org

Feb 2014 to Dec 2015 (1 year 10 months)
Director Retail Financial Services at Egypt Post

Experience Details

Director Retail Financial Services

Operations/Management

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

- Plan, design, manage & monitor all operations processes and systems in order to ensure smooth functioning of the various financial areas of the organization.
- Oversee, monitor and improve transactions processing.
- Provide leadership in the development and implementation of flexible and robust systems, procedures and controls within the businesses to help businesses to continually improve their performance.
- Maintain an effective focused Operations team.
- Develop strategic plan to ensure operation is effectively designed to deal with the changing environment and needs of the business.
- Ensure the senior management is fully informed of any new and relevant gaps as well as on the actions taken to fill operationally fill these gaps.
- Ensure a highest level of service quality provided to the clients in full coordination with other areas of the organization.


Company Details

Egypt Post

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Financial Services, Logistics and Supply Chain

www.egyptpost.org

Oct 2009 to Feb 2014 (4 years 4 months)
AVP - Manager, International Banking Division at Union National Bank

Experience Details

AVP - Manager, International Banking Division

Banking

Manager

- Exercising appropriate financial authority to facilitate customer requests and transactions.
- Establishing direct and regular contact with counter-parties with the objective of increasing the volume of business as well as gathering information on different countries.
- Maintain relationships and constantly explore methods to maximize on it to the benefit of UNB.
- Ensure long term steady relations with other banks and that the limits favoring UNB are always in place to meet different business requirements.
- Capitalize on the existing relationships and establish new ones in order to ensure their support in case fund raising is required by the bank.
- Soliciting, conventional and Islamic, trade finance, syndicated loan, credit default swaps and/or other transactions favoring FIs in order to meet business targets.
- Managing assets portfolio of approximately $ 400mm.
- Conduct quantitative & qualitative risk analysis for banks and financial institutions for the purpose of preparing and recommending credit limits as well as country limits

- Conduct annual review and renewal process for all existing country and financial institutions limits.
- Follow up on the entry of credit facilities to the credit administration system allowing utilization or drawdown of approved limits

- Review, coordination and follow up with legal counsel on several loan and other documentations. (I.e. term loan agreement, MRPA, Murabaha & Wekala agreements etc.

- Undertake various operational tasks to assist bank units in resolving their outstanding operational problems.
- Interact with corporate relationship managers to assist them handling their clients banking requirements for international business.
- Interact with Treasury and Investment group to insure the availability of limits and assisting them marketing treasury related products to other local and international banks.
- Conduct regular business trips to the countries in my area of coverage, for the main purpose of exploring new business opportunities and receive information and updates on the economic and political situation of these countries.
- Supervising and training of other members of the division.
- Manage and supervise the division’s activities, including business plans and budgeting.


Company Details

Union National Bank

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

501-1000 employees

Banking

N/A

Oct 2003 to Jun 2009 (5 years 8 months)
Manager, Regional Institutional Banking Division at National Bank of Kuwait

Experience Details

Manager, Regional Institutional Banking Division

Banking

Manager

- Global marketing of NBK group’s financial products and services in full coordination with other divisions and overseas branches.
- Product Development – Upgrading the quality of correspondent banking products as well assisting other areas of the bank developing their products in order to meet the international banking standards.
- Conduct quantitative & qualitative analysis for banks and financial institutions for the purpose of preparing and recommending credit limits.
- Establish and maintain global relationship with banks and financial institutions.
- Exercising appropriate financial authority to facilitate customer requests and transactions.
- Contact foreign correspondents for follow-up on business leads, quality problems and pricing on behalf of other areas of the Bank.
- Promotes NBK to identified international banks visiting Kuwait.
- Supervising and training of other members of the Regional Institutional Banking Division.
- Manage and supervise the Division’s activities, including business plans and budgeting.


Company Details

National Bank of Kuwait

Kuwait City, Kuwait

501-1000 employees

Banking

N/A

Jun 2000 to Jan 2003 (2 years 7 months)
Manager, Financial Institutions - International Banking at Gulf Bank

Experience Details

Manager, Financial Institutions - International Banking

Banking

Manager

- Soliciting trade finance transactions from the primary and secondary market on funded or un-funded basis, purchase and sale of assets, direct bilateral lending and Syndicated Loan facilities.
- Establish, review and recommend workout credit proposals.
- Establish, review and recommend country limit reports.
- Present workout credit & country limits reports to the management committee.
- Follow up on the entry of credit facilities to the credit administration system allowing utilization or drawdown of approved limits
- Conduct regular business trips to the countries in my area of coverage, for the main purpose of exploring new business opportunity and receive information and updates on the economic situation.
- Establishing direct and regular contact with our counter-parties with the objective of increasing the volume of business as well as gathering information on different countries in my area of coverage.
- Maintain & manage an existing remedial client base.
- Monitor and review position of existing limits both banks and countries in order to ensure they are in line with the approved limits.
- Follow up with legal counsel with regard to the review of loan agreements as well as syndication documentation.
- Coordination between bank branches and correspondent banks for problem solving.
- Exercising appropriate financial authority to facilitate customer requests and transactions.


Company Details

Gulf Bank

Kuwait City, Kuwait

501-1000 employees

Banking

N/A

Apr 1996 to Apr 2000 (4 years)
Area Officer – Correspondent Banking at Misr International Bank

Experience Details

Area Officer – Correspondent Banking

Banking

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Banks & Financial Institutions credit analysis.
- Banking industry field study & research.
- Intermediate between branches and foreign correspondents.
- Coordinator for correspondent agency arrangements.


Company Details

Misr International Bank

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Banking

N/A

Jul 1987 to Mar 1996 (8 years 8 months)
Marketing Specialist at Xerox Egypt

Experience Details

Marketing Specialist

Sales/Retail

Entry Level

- Sales & promotion of company products.
- Customer care & repetitive business.
- Preparation of customer proposal and price comparisons.


Company Details

Xerox Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Publishing and Printing

N/A

Nov 1984 to Apr 1987 (2 years 5 months)
Marketing Representative – Gov. Sales Office at Toyota KSA

Experience Details

Marketing Representative – Gov. Sales Office

Sales/Retail

Entry Level

- Sales & promotion of company products.
- Specification Coordinator.
- Preparation of quotations & bids.
- Public relations activities.


Company Details

Toyota KSA

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

501-1000 employees

Automotive

N/A

May 1983 to Jul 1984 (1 year 2 months)

Education

MSC, Int'l Economics, Banking and Finance in Int'l Economics, Banking and Finance

Education Details

MSC, Int'l Economics, Banking and Finance

Int'l Economics, Banking and Finance

Cardiff Business School, United Kingdom

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Cardiff Business School
1992 - 1993
Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting. in Accounting

Education Details

Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting.

Accounting

Cairo University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Cairo University
1978 - 1982

Certifications

Certificate details

International English Language Testing System

Oct 1991

7.5 out of 9.0

N/A

N/A

British Council, Egypt

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Basic Sales Technique

Nov 1984

Xerox Egypt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Assets Protection Lending

Jan 1990

The American University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Assets Conversion Lending

Nov 1990

The American University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Internship Training Program

Oct 1991

American Express Frankfurt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Credit Risk Review

Apr 1996

Citi Bank

N/A

Training/Course Details

Leadership Workshop

Nov 2005

Al Atheer Development & Management, UAE

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Public Relations (PR)

Public Relations (PR)

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Research

Research

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Financial Analysis

Financial Analysis

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Online Payment Solution

Online Payment Solution

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Money Transfer

Money Transfer

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Marketing

Marketing

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Process and Procedures

Process and Procedures

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Creative, Problem Solver, Team Player

Online Presence

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