Hany Mahmoud served as Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology from August 2012 to January 2013. Mahmoud has extensive experience in the field of information and communications technology on both the national and international levels, much of which he gained through working in multinational companies.

In 2011, Mahmoud was appointed Chairman of the Egypt Post, then he was named as the Director of the Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) on 2 May 2011. In 2000, Mahmoud joined Vodafone Egypt as the General Manager of Human Resources, Administrative and Legal Affairs. During a decade with Vodafone, he served as Vice President of Vodafone Turkey from 2006 to 2007, Vice President of Vodafone Egypt from 2007 to 2008 and Chairman of Vodafone Turkey and Regional Director for Central Europe and Africa from 2009 to 2010.

Moreover, Mahmoud worked for Xerox where he was appointed as a Maintenance Engineer before serving as a Manager of Customer Services for Alexandria and the Delta, a Manager of Financial Operations and Customer Accounts, Administrative Manager in Alexandria and General Manager of Customer Service and Manufacturing. In 1994, he held the position of Marketing Manager in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and in 1996 became the Regional Human Resources Manager, based in the United Kingdom. From 1997 to 1999, Mahmoud served as the General Manager of Human Resources, Business Quality and Customer Satisfaction for XEROX.

Mahmoud is a Member of the Egyptian Engineers Syndicate and was Senior Vice President of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics, Egypt. He also served as the President of the Egyptian Human Resources Management Association (EHRMA).

Mahmoud holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Alexandria University and completed academic courses and training programs at London Business School, INSEAD, IMD Business School, the University of Sheffield, Xerox Leadership Academy and Vodafone Academy.

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