Our People

  • Board of Directors
  • Senior Management
  • Mohsen Mahgoub

    Executive Chairman

    Mohsen Mahgoub has over 40 years of experience across various industries including healthcare, fast-moving consumer goods, and financial services. He co-founded numerous successful businesses in Egypt including Chipsy (later acquired by PepsiCo), Al Shorouk Hospital (later acquired by Abraaj Group), Al-Masreyin Dairy (later acquired by Citadel Capital), and Incolease – Egypt’s largest leasing company. Moshen is the Chairman of the Arab International Investment Group, currently serves on the boards of Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt and Dar El Eyoun Hospital, and has sat on the boards of SAIB Bank and Incolease. Mohsen graduated from the Egyptian Military Academy in 1966.

  • Mahmoud Abdel Gawad

    Executive Director

    Mahmoud Abdel Gawad is co-founder and co-CEO of Ibnsina Pharma overlooking commercial, operations, IT, quality assurance, and administration activities. Prior to founding Ibnsina Pharma, Mahmoud held several senior-executive positions at companies in Egypt and abroad; he has a proven executive-management track record spanning 28 years. Mahmoud holds an MBA as well as a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Cairo University.

  • Omar Abdel Gawad

    Executive Director

    Omar Abdel Gawad is co-founder and co-CEO of Ibnsina Pharma, having held a number of senior management positions overseeing the company’s marketing and sales activities over the past 18 years. His management scope includes sales, marketing, finance, and HR activities. Omar holds an MBA as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics from The American University in Cairo.

  • Lindsay Forbes

    Non-Executive Director

    Lindsay Forbes has over 41 years of experience in finance and banking across several countries, with over two decades holding numerous positions with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), managing multiple equity investments in excess of EUR 2.5 billion. Prior to joining EBRD in 1993, he spent 13 years with the British Linen Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in jurisprudence from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.

  • Ahmed Abdel Gawad

    Non-Executive Director

    With over 28 years of pharmaceutical industry experience focused on pharmaceutical sales under his belt, Ahmed Abdel Gawad has held various sales positions at multinational companies including GlaxoSmithKline and Bristol Myers Squibb. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ain Shams University.

  • Mohamed Mahgoub

    Non-Executive Director

    Mohamed Mahgoub is the Founder and Managing Director of Sky Supplies and has over 11 years of experience across multiple industries including financial services, consulting, and consumer products. He currently serves on the boards of Dar El Khebrah Consultancy and Mediterranean Securities Brokerage. Mohamed holds a bachelor’s in marketing and international business from Middlesex University.

  • Hany Badr

    Independent Director

    Hany Badr has an extensive, four-decade career in the finance and banking industry, serving most recently as Head of Treasury at Faisal Islamic Bank until 2016. Prior to that, he held the position of Assistant General Manager at Delta Bank. Hany holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cairo University.

  • Abdel Rehim Omar

    Non-Executive Director

    Abdel Rehim Omar currently holds the post of General Manager at Faisal Islamic Bank, where he has faithfully spent his entire 35-year career financial career. He also heads the bank’s Internal Audit function. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and commerce from Ain Shams University.

  • Abdel Aziz Ali

    Non-Executive Director

    Abdel Aziz Ali currently serves as the Chairman of the Egyptian Agricultural Production Company. He has 38 years of experience across various industries, including healthcare, agriculture, fast-moving consumer goods, and financial services. Abdel Aziz co-founded various successful businesses in Egypt including Chipsy (later acquired by PepsiCo), Al Shorouk Hospital (later acquired by Abraaj Group), and Al-Masreyin Dairy (later acquired by Citadel Capital). He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Cairo University.

  • Mohamed Zaki

    Non-Executive Director

    Mohamed Zaki is currently a research analyst at the United Nations Migration Agency in Egypt and has over 10 years of experience in consulting and social services. Prior to that, he was a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He holds a bachelor’s in business administration from The American University in Cairo and a master’s degree and PhD in social anthropology from The London School of Economics.

  • Amr Abdallah

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    Amr Abdallah is a board member of several companies and has years of experience in technology and entrepreneurial investment. He was one of the founding members of Raya Holding, growing the company from a few employees to 3,000 and holding the posts of Managing Director, CFO, and finally CEO of the company. His most recent post is Chief Business Officer for Vodafone Egypt, a position he took after having been the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, where he realigned the firm’s strategy, shifting it from a voice-only provider to a total solutions company. He holds an MBA from Aston Business School in Birmingham, UK.

  • Ahmed Elnawawi

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    Ahmed Elnawawi has a decades-long track record of success in brand building and strategy development. He held prominent posts at Procter & Gamble (PG) Company and Reckitt Benckiser (RB), leveraging superior consumer insight, strategic thinking, business and market understanding at both companies. He currently holds the role of Director, Consumer & Market Insight, Developing Markets at RB after having held the post of Regional Business Unit Associate Director at P&G since 2010 and being with the company since 1997 in several capacities. He holds a Global Executive MBA from Tsinghua – INSEAD, China-Singapore, a Post Graduate Degree in Feasibility Studies and Project Appraisal from Cairo University, and a BA in Economics from Cairo University.

  • Mahmoud Abdel Gawad

    Co-founder and Co-CEO

    Mahmoud Abdel Gawad is co-founder and co-CEO of Ibnsina Pharma overlooking commercial, operations, IT, quality assurance and administration activities. Prior to founding Ibnsina Pharma, Mahmoud held several senior-executive positions at companies in Egypt and abroad; he has a proven executive-management track record spanning 28 years. Mahmoud holds an MBA as well as a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Cairo University.

  • Omar Abdel Gawad

    Co-founder and Co-CEO

    Omar Abdel Gawad is co-founder and co-CEO of Ibnsina Pharma, having held a number of senior management positions overseeing the company’s marketing and sales activities over the past 18 years. His management scope includes sales, marketing, finance and HR activities. Omar holds an MBA as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics from The American University in Cairo.

    Since 2006, Mahmoud and Omar have led Ibnsina Pharma’s transformation into a profit-making company. They have also guided Ibnsina Pharma’s management team in formulating long-term strategies that have helped to solidify the company's financial position and increase its growth rate to double that of the market CAGR for the last six years.

  • Momen Gomaa

    Chief Financial Officer

    Momen Gomaa is currently the CFO of Ibnsina Pharma, overseeing strategic management of all financial activities including legal and risk analysis, treasury, accounting, budgeting, credit and external audit activities. He is an accomplished executive with over 19 years of experience in finance management. He is an important member of the leadership team that has transformed Ibnsina Pharma into a profit-making business that delivers outstanding financial and operational results. Momen holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Ain Shams University in Cairo.

  • Rabeea Marzouk

    Director of Sales

    As a Director of Sales, Rabeea Marzouk leads Ibnsina Pharma’s sales activities including retail, tele-sales, bulk sales, distribution, fleet maintenance and tenders. During his 16 years at Ibnsina Pharma, Rabeea has combined entrepreneurial drive with strategic sales vision to achieve the company’s objectives relating to rapid growth, market share and profitability. As a result of Rabeea’s efforts, Ibnsina Pharma has gained market shares and surpassed market growth rates over the previous six years. Rabeea Marzouk holds a bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine from Alexandria University and an MBA from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology. Prior to joining Ibnsina Pharma, Rabeea occupied significant sales positions at various reputable companies over more than six years.

  • Mohamed Adel

    Director of Operations

    Mohamed Adel is Director of Operations at Ibnsina Pharma, with more than 17 years of hands-on experience. He has complete business responsibility for strategic management of all warehouses, operations purchasing, operations technical development and third-party logistics activities. Mohamed’s management duties also include developing sound processes and strategies to ensure compliance with local and international quality standards. He led the launch of Ibnsina Pharma’s new third-party logistics (3PL) service, which reached full capacity within a short period. Additionally, Mohamed designed and successfully automated the processes for many operational tasks, reducing costs and increasing efficiency. His focus on operational efficiency and innovation has played an important role in increasing sales and achieving desired growth. Mohamed holds an MBA as well as a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Ain Shams University.

  • Ibrahim Emam

    Commercial Director

    In his role as Commercial Director at Ibnsina Pharma, Ibrahim Emam leads development of strategic supplier partnerships as well as import and export activities. His responsibilities also include setting the overall framework for demand planning and formulating joint business plans with suppliers to achieve company growth targets. Ibrahim has successfully overseen Ibnsina Pharma’s transition from a purchase-based approach to supplier relationship management to a broader commercial model. In his 17-year career at Ibnsina Pharma, he has designed and implemented high-level strategies to optimize resource use and ensure efficient management of stock, helping the company to achieve maximum profitability. Ibrahim earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Ain Shams University, and he holds an MBA from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology.

  • Mohamed Shawky

    Investor Relations Officer

    Mohamed Shawky has over 14 years of experience in investor relations as well as corporate and family governance. Prior to joining Ibinsina Pharma, he served as Head of Investor Relations at Mezzan Holding, Kuwait, where he established the company’s Investor Relations department and drafted and implemented its corporate governance framework. In 2017, Shakwy was nominated for Best Investor Relations Professional in Kuwait award by the Middle East Investor Relations Association. Before this, he served as Senior Manager of Investor Relations at Egyptian Resorts Company, where he oversaw the company’s IR program and advised the Board of Directors on corporate governance practices. Earlier in his career, Shawky served as Senior Investor Relations Executive at Raya Holdings and, before that, Senior Financial Analyst at the Cairo and Alexandrian Stock Exchanges. He is currently a part-time instructor at the Egyptian Institute of Directors. Shawky received his BA in economics from Cairo University and his MBA from Arab Academy for Science and Technology. He has also received a certification from the UK Investor Relations Society.