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IMCD appoints new Managing Director in Egypt

IMCD Egypt, part of IMCD Group, a global leading distributor of speciality chemicals and ingredients, has appointed Ahmed Nousser, as Managing Director for Egypt, effective as of August 1st, 2022.

In his new role, Ahmed will focus on leading the company’s strategic growth ambitions through the expansion of new and existing principals, driving commercial excellence, exploring M&A opportunities, developing talents, and further advancing the digitalisation of the business. 

“IMCD Egypt has seen rapid growth through its purely organic journey from a true green field start. Over the last two years, we were able to broaden our business from the initial Pharma focus into Coatings & Construction, Home Care I&I, Beauty & Personal Care as well as Food & Nutrition and Advanced Materials. All these business units excel despite the challenging supply chain realities, thanks to our local expertise and we are therefore investing further,” said Manuel Baumann, Managing Director, IMCD Middle East & Global Director Construction. 

“Ahmed has a strong track record in speciality chemicals, a deep knowledge on the market’s trends and an understanding of the importance of innovation and sustainable solutions, we strive to offer to our partners,” concluded Baumann.

“I am honoured and excited about the opportunity to lead IMCD Egypt and looking forward to the continual improvement, sustainable growth and success. With the solid foundation of IMCD Egypt and the highly motivated teams, I am looking forward to growing further the opportunity pipeline across all industries and make IMCD Egypt a leading speciality chemical distributor, further strengthening our existing relations and to make Egypt attractive to new partners’, commented Ahmed Nousser. 

Ahmed will be based at the IMCD offices in Cairo, Egypt and will be reporting to Manuel Baumann.  He joins IMCD from Evonik, where he held various senior management roles on a regional level. Ahmed received his BSc. Chemistry and holds an MBA from Paris Eslsca Business School, Egypt. 

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