Omar Mohanna is Chairman of Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), the leading cement producer in Egypt and a subsidiary of the multinational Itlacementi, one of the world leading cement producers. SCGC is comprised of Suez Cement Co., Tourah Portland Cement Co., Helwan Cement Co., and Suez Bags Co, and has as subsidiaries ten other cement related companies and operations in Egypt and the region.
Mohanna is also Chairman of the Alexandria Tire Company ( ATCO ), the largest tire producer in Egypt, and a subsidiary of the multinational tire manufacturer Pirelli. He is also Chairman of ACE Insurance Co. Egypt, and Chairman of ACE Life Insurance Co. Egypt. Both companies are subsidiaries of the US multinational insurance group ACE.
Mohanna’s over 25 years of commercial and investment banking experience with Egyptian and international financial institutions has culminated in the position of Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Egypt Arab African Bank (EAAB). He also held the position of Managing Director of Accor Hotels Group in Egypt and has been a member of the Board of Directors of diverse companies.
Mohanna is active in a number of organizations serving the interests of the business community in Egypt. He is the Past President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt ( AmCham Egypt ) and is currently member of AmCham Egypt's Board of Governors. Mohanna is also Chairman of the Egypt-US Business Council and is a member of the Italian Egyptian Business Council. He is also a member of the French Egyptian Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, the Egyptian Businessmen Association, and Egypt's International Economic Forum.
At the broader community level, he is a Board member of the Association for the Protection of the Environment, as well as member of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Relations.
As an economist, industrialist and active member of the business community, Mohanna has brought his knowledge and expertise to bear at the policy level. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Egyptian Industries ( FEI ) and is Chairman of FEI’s International Relations Committee. He is also a member of the General Assembly of the Holding Company for Roads, Bridges and Land Transport Projects ( Ministry of Transport ). He is as well a member of the Building Materials Export Council and the Chemicals and Fertilizers Export Council ( Ministry of Trade and Industry ).
In addition, Mohanna is Chairman of the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES).