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Self-starter business development executive, offering more than 10 years of proven success in achieving business goals in highly competitive work environments. 
Sound experience in account management, sales and closing skills: proficient in conducting market research, accessing decision makers, discovering buyer’s influencers, negotiations, and overcoming customer objections. Outstanding knowledge of the eLearning industry and the educational market demands in the Middle East.

Work experience

Jan 2014Present

Manager, Global Business and Partner Development

Laureate Online Education - (University of Liverpool Online, University of Roehampton London and Walden University)
  • Develop, maintain and work hand to hand with big profile partners across ME towards covering the academic education development needs of their employees and members.
  • Organize demand generating activities.
  • Create market landscaping and opportunities mapping.
  • Strategically positioning universities products to meet with partner’s needs.
  • Coordinate with SMEs to map Laureate programs to partner’s competencies.
Sep 2010Dec 2013

Business Development Manager

New Horizons Training
  • Founded the E-Learning Department
  • Negotiated terms with vendors, increased sales by 80% and 110% from 2010 to 2013 (Over AED 2.4 Million in new business)
  • Managed the sales and operations teams across UAE
  • Supervised the implementation of E-Learning solutions SAAS with 16 won clients
  • Designed, developed and implemented the strategy, structure, and function of New Horizons E-learning department national operations.
  • Developed, managed and maintained major enterprise accounts.
Jul 2009Aug 2010

Sales Consultant

VirgiTech Training and Education (VTE)
  • Negotiated and closed deals within an aggressive time frame.
  • Drove relationship building between partners and VTE on various levels.
  • Defined product and service solutions to meet partners' needs.
  • Increased sales by 80% in 1 year
  • Coordinate with and supervised operation teams to implement VTE training sessions.
Oct 2007Jun 2009

Account and Operations Manager

AURA Events
  • Sold and organized six major business to business events in Spain, UAE, Jordan and the Philippines.
  • Managed the planning, marketing and execution of events; including:
    • Events sponsorship sales.
    • Marketing Campaigns.
    • Operation execution. 
Nov 2005Sep 2007

Sales Supervisor

Ring Showrooms (Retail)
Sep 2002Oct 2005


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Apr 2015Present

Master of Business Administration - MBA

University of Liverpool - UAE
Sep 2002Nov 2006

Faculty of Commerce - B.Commerce

Tanta University - Egypt

Business Management, Accounting and Economics


Arabic                                       Native

English                                     Fluent

Romanian                                Basic

Years of experience