Mansour Automotive is a leading Egyptian and regional automotive distributor established in 1975 by the late Mr. Loutfy Mansour. Since its very beginning, the company has been a fast mover, contributing immensely to the development of the automotive industry in Egypt and other countries it operates in.
In the same year of its establishment, Mansour Automotive partnered with GM and five years later became the largest automotive dealer in the country. With a strong vision and ambition to grow, this partnership was further cemented in 2001 with Mansour being appointed an exclusive GM distributor - a turning point in the history of the company. Building on that success, it further expanded its operations to Iraq and Africa, becoming the largest distributor of GM products in the world outside of China.
Today, Mansour Automotive is associated with several leading global automotive companies and brands including GM, Isuzu Motor Corporation, Groupe PSA and SAIC. Since 2017, it has extended the lineup of its passenger cars, becoming the exclusive distributor of MG and Peugeot in Egypt.
The company has always given great importance to the continuous development of its workforce and infrastructure. When it started, it had four people and one location. Today it has more than 1500 highly qualified employees trained at the Mansour Academy of Excellence, more than 125 sales & service outlets across Egypt, Iraq, Libya, and 13 Sub Sahara African markets supported by warehousing and parts distribution facilities.
The company has dynamically evolved with the market, undergoing many changes throughout its history and becoming a process oriented and knowledge-based company with institutionalized programs and operations.
Honoring its commitment towards its community, Mansour Automotive is an active civic player, supporting the provision of medical equipment for hospitals on an ongoing basis and actively involved in other several high impact education and healthcare initiatives.
Its core values of integrity, accountability, customers first, innovation, growth through continuous improvement and empathy helped it to earn the trust of more than a million customers since its inception.
Mansour Automotive philosophy of building a strong relationship with all its stakeholders - customers, principals, employees and community - helps it to remain true to its promise –
“With Mansour, you are in safe hands”.
To be the leader in marketing and distribution of transportation products supported by world class services to our customers guided by our core values.
Market high quality products backed by superior after sales support to achieve market leadership. Build the best in class sales and service network to provide the highest buying and ownership experience to our customers. Our employees, shareholders and business partners will share this success as well.
ACHIEVED MARKET LEADERSHIP IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY.
IMPORTED 14,000 ISUZU VEHICLES – RECORD YEAR.
APPOINTED NATIONAL PARTS DISTRIBUTOR.
APPOINTED EXCLUSIVE OPEL SUP DISTRIBUTOR IN JULY.
APPOINTED EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR BY GM/GM EGYPT.
APPOINTED EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR FOR LIBYA – MAC INTERNATIONAL.
APPOINTED DISTRIBUTOR FOR GHANA & UGANDA. MAC Egypt achieved record sales of 70,257 units (Record year for Commercial vehicles, sales 41,374 units).
MAC EGYPT ACHIEVED RECORD OPEL SALES – 8,274 UNITS.
Appointed MG exclusive distributor for Egypt. Established new JV with SMIL- Mansour MG Automotive.
Appointed Isuzu Distributor in Tanzania
APPOINTED DEALER FOR GM PRODUCTS (SUP) IN EGYPT.
19% EQUITY IN GM EGYPT.
COMMENCED SALE OF GME CKD PRODUCTS.
COMMENCED SALES OF CKD OPEL VECTRA FROM GM EGYPT.
OPEL ASTRA NUMBER 1 IMPORTED PRODUCT IN EGYPT – 2,824 UNITS.
GM CORP. PURCHASED 10% OF MANSOUR – JV AGREEMENT. Appointed Exclusive distributor for Iraq – MAC International
MAC GROUP ACHIEVED RECORD SALES OF 94,022 UNITS. Largest Chevrolet distributor in the world outside China.
MAC EGYPT ACHIEVED RECORD OPEL SALES – 4,955 UNITS.
Appointed Peugeot exclusive distributor for Egypt – MANSCO Automotive.
Appointed Hero Motorcycle Assembler & Distributor in Uganda
Loutfy Mansour’s business character and values of integrity, hard work and confidence inspired him to branch out into a new industry; the Automotive. A "Group Founder" whose inspiration continues to guide the success of the Mansour Group today, leaving an imprint on the prosperous and powerful partnership of Mansour Automotive with General Motors since its establishment.
Mohamed Loutfy Mansour resumed his position as Chairman of the Mansour Group on 28th October 2009 following his resignation as Minister of Transport for the Egyptian Government. He is also Chairman of Man Capital LLP a London based Family Office / Private Equity firm established to oversee the Group’s Investments globally with the focus of providing capital and strategic support to companies with attractive growth perspectives.
The Mansour operations span internationally across several major industrial sectors and can be summarised into six main business divisions: automotive, capital markets, consumer and retail, industrial equipment, logistics and services. The Mansour Group is the exclusive distributor or partner of major brands such as General Motors, Caterpillar, McDonalds, Crédit Agricole Bank, UPS, OTS and others. Currently, the Mansour Group has annual revenues of 7 billion US Dollars and employs approximately 60,000 people and has offices in over 100 countries. In 2020 the Mansour Group was selected as the number one family business in the Middle East.
Mansour is the Founder and also Chairman of the Mansour Automotive Group, the largest General Motors distributor in the world (outside of China) with distribution network in Egypt, Iraq, Libya & 13 countries in Sub Sahara Africa. He is a former Chairman of Crédit Agricole Bank Egypt and a former member of the bank’s Global International Advisory Board (IAB). He also chairs Unatrac, the authorised Caterpillar distributor in 9 countries namely, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, Russia and Iraq and is the 5th largest Caterpillar dealer in the world.
Since 2012, Man Capital has acquired OTS, a logistic company located in Long Beach, California with offices in over 106 countries around the World. Man Capital has also invested in Education, Health Care, Oil & Gas, Telecommunication Towers, Real Estate, Technology and Services. Since the creation of Man Capital, Mansour has heavily invested directly in technology – Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Spotify, Airbnb and Didi to name a few.
He is the Founder and Chairman of the Lead Foundation, a non-profit organisation providing funding to small and micro enterprises for impoverished women in Egypt, which to date has granted 3.5 million loans. He has also served as the Chairman of the Egypt-U.S. Business Council and was the President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, as well as the Secretary General of the Egyptian Centre for Economic Studies (ECES). He is a former member of the Advisory Board of the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges and the Social Fund for Development and the Board of Trustees of the American University in Cairo. He also served on the George Washington School of Business Advisory Board and the International Advisory Board of the Coca-Cola Company. He is currently serving on the Advisory Board for the Centre for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) at Georgetown University and is a member of Harvard Kennedy School Dean’s Council as well as a member of the Advisory Board of Bocconi University School of Business.
Mohamed Mansour was born in Egypt on 23rd January 1948. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA in 1968 and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Auburn University, USA in 1971. He then taught at Auburn University until 1973. He is married and has two sons.
Mr. Adel Khadr is a board member of Mansour Automotive Group, the exclusive distributor of GM products covering Chevrolet, Opel, Cadillac and AC Delco Parts for the territories of Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Ghana & Uganda. He has been at the helm of the Mansour Automotive Company since 1994.
Under his leadership, the Automotive Group established a clear vision and mission to deliver world class sales & service experience and thereby building a strong equity for the Mansour brand across all the markets the company operates in. His passion for excellence and strong business drive across all facets of the business has resulted in Mansour Chevrolet being the market leader in Egypt since its inception and selling a record 94,022 units in 2010 making it the single largest Chevrolet distributor globally.
His foresight in understanding changing business and operating environments resulted in the group investing ahead of time in the advanced SAP ERP ecosystem to manage the business more efficiently and transparently. His belief that people are the key assets for the company’s success and future prosperity led to the establishment of Mansour Academy that provides world class training covering a broad spectrum of courses across all levels of the organization. This has resulted in a strong organization and management team that is abreast with the latest trends in retail and customer experience and has kept the company on the path of growth despite economic and political challenges. Under his leadership and with a clear understanding of the market, Mansour Automotive has set up a formidable Sales, Service & Parts dealer network that has remained loyal to the group and its represented brands I.e. Chevrolet & Opel brand over the last 4 decades.
Adel Khadr graduated with a BSC Mechanical Production Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University in 1975. He has attended numerous advanced management courses, at the international educational institutes worldwide, e.g. INSEAD, MCE. He is an alumni of Harvard. He is also a member of the American Chamber of Commerce and Egyptian Businessmen’s Association.
Mr. Ankush Arora is an automotive professional with a rich experience of more than 30 years in the Automotive Industry spanning various OEM’s and geographies across the world. His experience includes all aspects of the Commercial side of the business, Corporate strategy, Manufacturing planning, etc. He joined Mansour Automotive Company in June, 2014 as Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) and on 1st July, 2021 assumed the role of Group CEO responsible for the groups automotive operations based in Egypt. Under his leadership Mansour Automotive business has expanded exponentially in the last 4 years with new business being added to the group portfolio like Peugeot and MG Brand distribution in Egypt, Hero Motorcycles in Uganda, expansion of the distribution footprint in Sub Sahara Africa for GM & MG.
Prior to the assignment in Egypt, he worked with Tata Motors Limited at the Headquarters in Mumbai, India managing dual responsibility designated as – Sr. Vice President – Head of Corporate Strategy & Head of Sales, Service & Marketing for the Passenger car business unit and was a member of the Executive Committee (Ex-Comm).
Prior to Tata Motors, he worked with General Motors since 1997 for 18 years in various capacities in India, Singapore, Shanghai and South Korea. His last assignment with General Motors was based in South Korea as Vice President - Sales, Service & Marketing for both the domestic market and export operations. He was credited with the launch of Chevrolet Brand in Korea in 2011 and laid a strong foundation for the new brand’s growth and success. During his tenure at GM Korea, international sales of both CBU & CKD grew to their highest ever levels in 2012. Prior to the assignment in Korea, he was head of GM India’s commercial operations and under his leadership sales reached their peak in 2010. In 2010, he was awarded by Economic Times of India (largest business daily in India) as India’s top 100 Brand Builders of the Country.
Prior to General Motors, he worked in the Middle East with Bhawan Automotive Center (Toyota) for six years and was awarded the best sales person globally in 1992.
He is a member of American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, on the advisory board of World Auto Retail Forum and Rotary International.
He graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India’s premier technical university.
Raed Mostafa is the CFO of MAC Group since July 2009. He joined the company in 1990, starting as Financial Planning Manager. In 2003, he was appointed the company’s Regional Financial Controller for six years until becoming CFO. In 2010, he was appointed BoD member.
Mr. Mostafa has worked for multinationals in Egypt and the Gulf region for eight years. He holds a Modern Accounting Certificate from the American University in Cairo. He participated in many programs and conferences in Europe covering a wide array of subjects like Strategic Planning, Corporate Finance, Controller’s Role, Financial Analysis, Productivity Management and Leadership.
Loutfy Mahmoud Mansour is currently the head of Sales, Service & Marketing (VSSM) of Mansour Automotive Company’s operations in Egypt. He joined the Company in 1999 in the Parts Department and then subsequently gained experienced in Service & Marketing before taking a Managerial role as the Sales Manager for the Chevrolet and Opel Passenger Division.
As a young manager, he steered the Company towards a path of sustainable growth driven by key performance drivers, whereby based on his success he was then moved to the Commercial trucks Division as his final stepping stone before becoming the head of VSSM. Under his leadership, the group has achieved significant milestones like the highest ever commercial vehicle sales in 2014, and the highest ever Opel sales in the group’s history in 2016. He proactively changed the organization culture and structure to be more efficient with proper succession planning, lean management & clearly defined goals. He also restructured the dealer sales network in 2015 as part of the Opel long term strategy to ensure improvement in efficiency & throughput. He was also mandated with the launch of both Ghana and Uganda businesses simultaneously in 2013 as part of the group’s expansion strategy in Africa, making both businesses operational in record time and with a strong foundation. He was also a key member of the Mansour Automotive task force team designated to secure the bid for the PSA business.
Prior to MAC, he worked with Flemings as a Research Assistant. He is a graduate of Babson College, Boston. He is also a member of the MAC Automotive Group Board of Directors.