Basic Info

Mohamed Ahmed

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Sourcing & Merchandising Manager at AJLAN & BROS (CHINA) HOLDING CO., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Experience Details

Sourcing & Merchandising Manager

Manufacturing/Production, Fashion

Manager

 Created Export department for the first time in Ajlan & Bros enabled to invade potential new markets in the Middle East and USA
 Designed a foreign market plans for potential fast growing markets, Targeted all possible channels to build customers’ contact base in a timely manner.
 Signed business collaboration agreements with foreign chambers of commerce to get their marketing support especially in countries where the language and communication are major challenges.
 Leadership of Sales, Sales operations and customer service for 10 New overseas markets in Arab countries and USA
 Forecasting future demands for products and services for each market, creating master plan for 12 months in advance and ensure the flow of products in each of the 10 foreign markets according to T&A to ensure a steady goods presence in the markets.


Company Details

AJLAN & BROS (CHINA) HOLDING CO., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (multinational)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

More than 1000 employees

Textile and Clothing

N/A

Jul 2015 to present (1 year 5 months)
Sales & Merchandising manager at Maytex Tailoring

Experience Details

Sales & Merchandising manager

Fashion, Manufacturing/Production, Sales/Retail

Manager

 Manage Maytex merchandising and communications functions, overseeing a $15M Business volume and 3-member team. Direct Private brand management, product launches, expand clients base.
 Forecasting future demands for products and services, creating master plan for 24 months in advance and ensure the flow of raw material according to T&A to ensure a steady production flow.

Selected Accomplishments:
Build a strong sourcing base of Novelty Fabrics & Trims suppliers, providing professional & efficient product & Process development.
Expanded the client base and improved the staff efficiency to provide better merchandising services to customers.
Reduced the inventory carrying cost from $19.6M by mid of 2012 to reach $1.2M by mid of 2015, using innovative ideas to get use of the stocked inventory& Use it to produce fashion products.
Led market launch of new products, identified opportunities, researched new product possibilities, collaborated with engineering team generating $0.5M in annual sales.


Company Details

Maytex Tailoring

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Textile and Clothing

N/A

Jul 2012 to Jul 2015 (3 years)
Country Manager at SANTEX FASHION USA

Experience Details

Country Manager

Manufacturing/Production, Sales/Retail, Fashion

Manager

Country Manager, 11/2011 to 7/2012
Managing the Egypt office, overseeing a $25M Business Volume & 7 member team.

Selected Accomplishments:



Explored & Expanded supplier base by adding new manufacturer.
Implementing Technical & quality procedures to ensure getting the quality targeted.
Maintaining an excellent ON TIME DELIVERY performance.


Company Details

SANTEX FASHION USA (multinational)

Egypt

101-500 employees

Apparel and Fashion

N/A

Nov 2011 to Jul 2012 (8 months)
Senior Merchandiser at Macy's Merchandising Group - Egypt office

Experience Details

Senior Merchandiser

Sales/Retail, Manufacturing/Production, Fashion

Manager

Senior Merchandiser, 01/2009 to 10/2011
Merchandiser, 05/2007 to 01/2009
Manage merchandising, sourcing and communication functions, overseeing $13.5M Business volume &3 member team. Challenge to build new market presence. Explore new products to be sourced out of the Egyptian market. Expand vendor base. Directed & consolidated staff improving corporate communication & business initiatives.

Selected Accomplishments:

Built a strong base of fabric mills to secure a highly efficient product development .
Source new product areas that were not sourced out of Egypt before, I.e suits – Home textiles- Denim)
Applying and practicing the S2M concept (speed to market), which required a tight and strict T&A covering the entire supply chain process.
Increased the total volume of the areas handled from ( $5.7M on 2007 to reach $ $13.5 M by 2011).
Gained “Make Magic” Macy’s certificate for top performance for year 2009.



Company Details

Macy's Merchandising Group - Egypt office (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Apparel and Fashion , Retail

N/A

Jan 2009 to Oct 2011 (2 years 9 months)
Office manager at Punto Ciesse- Cairo Office

Experience Details

Office manager

Fashion

Manager

Office Manager, 4/2006 to 5/2007
Managing the Egypt office, overseeing a 2M Euro Business Volume & 3 member team.

Selected Accomplishments:



Explored & Expanded supplier base by adding new manufacturer.
Implementing Technical & quality procedures to ensure getting the quality targeted.
Maintaining an excellent ON TIME DELIVERY performance through implementing a strict T&A.


Company Details

Punto Ciesse- Cairo Office (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Apparel and Fashion

N/A

Apr 2006 to May 2007 (1 year 1 month)
Brand / Key account manager at Nile Tricot Co.

Experience Details

Brand / Key account manager

Manufacturing/Production, Fashion

Manager

Merchandising Manager, 12/2001 to 4/2006
Merchandiser, 4/1999 to 12/2001
Supervise the merchandising team covering both the European and American markets. Oversee $7M business volume & 4 member team.

Selected Accomplishments:
Provide development services through visiting international fairs and provide the company with an edge in the new trends and fashion.
Maintaining an excellent ON TIME DELIVERY performance through applying strict T&A and follow-up systems.
Exploring new markets in both USA and Europe.


Company Details

Nile Tricot Co.

Giza, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Apparel and Fashion

N/A

Apr 1999 to Apr 2006 (7 years)

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Textile Engineering

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Textile Engineering

Faculty of Applied arts, Helwan university, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Faculty of Applied arts, Helwan university
1993 - 1998
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Gezira Language School

Egypt

1992

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Gezira Language School
1992

Certifications

Certificate details

Logistics & Supply Chain

May 2015

92.2 out of 100

N/A

N/A

world trading Organization institute

N/A

Certificate details

International shipping

Jul 2015

91 out of 100

N/A

N/A

world trading Organization institute

N/A

Certificate details

Fashion Designing

Aug 1997

N/A

N/A

N/A

Fashion & Design Center

N/A

Certificate details

RMG Production Engineering

Jul 1997

N/A

N/A

N/A

Fashion & Design Center

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Intermediate

: Medium

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1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

merchandising Manager

merchandising Manager

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More than 7 years

Brand Manager

Brand Manager

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: High

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More than 7 years

Sourcing Manager

Sourcing Manager

: Expert

: High

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More than 7 years

Supply Chain Managment

Supply Chain Managment

: Advanced

: High

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3-5 years

Key Skills

Hard worker, Creative, Organizer, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive

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