Basic Info

Karim Zahwy

10 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

General Manager at Tactics Advertising & Events

Experience Details

General Manager

Marketing/PR/Advertising

Manager

•Developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet agreed company objectives.
•To evaluate customer research, market conditions, and competitor data and implement marketing plan alterations as needed.
•To oversees all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities
•Develop an annual marketing plan in conjunction with the sales department. This should detail the year’s activity to meet agreed company objectives.
•Budget management, to deliver all marketing activity within the agreed budget
•To direct marketing staff where budgets are devolved
•To managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
•To demonstrate the ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees.
•To build trust, value others, communicate effectively, drive execution, foster innovation, focus on delivery to customers, collaborate with others, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity.
•Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values.
•Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments.


Company Details

Tactics Advertising & Events

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Entertainment , Public Relations and Communications , Marketing and Advertising

www.tactics-eg.com

Feb 2012 to present (4 years 10 months)
Account/Marketing Manager at Pico International Egypt

Experience Details

Account/Marketing Manager

Marketing/PR/Advertising

Manager

Implemented market research and Analysis to screen the market for potential customers, and identify competitors’ offers to enhance our product offering and service.
Leading Demos creation for customers.
Follow up on clients and contract agreements.
Responsible for all exhibitions in North Africa.
Project Manager for the Following (2006): Batimatic Alger, Taqnya Libya, Tog Libya, Automech Egypt, Cairo ICT, Inter Build Egypt and Summer Campaign at the Egyptian North Coast.
Provide briefing clients requirements in the field of Exhibitions, Events, and Promotions.
Handling Guest presentation and negotiate suggested designs.
Marketing new exhibitions and booths ideas.
Responsible for account management and follow up service after sales
Working to achieve a customer satisfaction as a target
Discussing decoration materials with customers,
Project Manager for the following (2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010): Tripoli International fair, Libya Oil and Gas Exhibition, Taqnya (Libya), Automech, Intergas (Egypt), Libya Motor Show.
Responsible of handling International accounts.


Company Details

Pico International Egypt (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising

N/A

Jan 2004 to Oct 2011 (7 years 9 months)
Display Specialist at Samsung Electronics Egypt

Experience Details

Display Specialist

Marketing/PR/Advertising

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsible for Event Management by.
Organizing outdoors showroom with partner’s sales points.
Participated in preparing advertising campaigns through handling Media advertising on news papers and TV commercials.
Handling barter deals and joint promotion with Americana group KFC


Company Details

Samsung Electronics Egypt (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Electronics and Semiconductors

N/A

Oct 2001 to Dec 2003 (2 years 2 months)
Market analyst and Public Relation at Fortune Promoseven Egypt

Experience Details

Market analyst and Public Relation

Analyst/Research

Entry Level

Promoted the services offered by the firm through tied and proven advertising and sales techniques
Demonstrated excellent communication and influencing skills in dealing with customers whether in personal or electronically via emails to maintain senior level press and media contacts.


Company Details

Fortune Promoseven Egypt (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Marketing and Advertising

N/A

Jun 2000 to Aug 2001 (1 year 2 months)

Education

Business Administration in Management – English Section

Education Details

Business Administration

Management – English Section

Modern Academy Maadi, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Management Economics Accounting Marketing Statistics

N/A

Modern Academy Maadi
1997 - 2001
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Saint Fatima Language Schools

Egypt

1997

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

Saint Fatima Language Schools
1997

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Advanced Talent Enrichment Programme (TEP)

Nov 2007

Singapore

•Finance for Non-Finance Managers. •Leadership •Sales Performance through Consultative Selling. (Incorporating negotiation and closing the deal). •Achieving Peak Performance

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Profile Skills and Keywords

Account/Marketing ManagerAdvanced Talent Enrichment Programme (TEP)ArabicBudgetingBusiness-orientedDesigns & ProductionDisplay SpecialistElectronics And SemiconductorsEnglishEntertainmentEvents & Exhibitions ManagementExecutorFortune Promoseven EgyptGeneral ManagerHandles StressHard WorkerLeaderManagement English SectionMarket Analyst And Public RelationMarketingMarketing And AdvertisingMicrosoft OfficePico International EgyptProject ManagementPublic Relations And CommunicationsResearchSamsung Electronics Egypt

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

Project Management

Project Management

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More than 7 years

Designs & Production

Designs & Production

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5-7 years

Events & Exhibitions Management

Events & Exhibitions Management

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More than 7 years

Budgeting

Budgeting

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5-7 years

Key Skills

Executor, Leader, Business-oriented, Hard worker, Handles Stress

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