Mostafa Elahwal is the president and founder of IACC Holdings (formerly IACC Group). With more than 5 decades of regional and international experience in the cargo industry, Elahwal provides the strategic direction and experience to drive IACC Holdings’ growth and development. Elahwal has successfully founded and managed several businesses along the cargo industry spectrum, including ACE (Air Cargo Egypt), IACC (International Associated Cargo Carrier) and Transmar Shipping Company, to name a few.
Member of the Egyptian Businessmen Association (EBA) (1992 – Present)
Head of EBA Transportation Committee (1996-2006)
Chairman of Egypt East Africa Business Council (2002 – Present)
Head of COMESA Business Council (2004-2006)
Member of the Saudi Egyptian Businessman Association (2013 – Present)
Elahwal has been charting IACC’s course as Chairman and CEO since 2006. In his role, he has overseen the organization’s growth, spearheading the strategic separation of IACC’s departments into several successful subsidiaries; each catering to a specific niche market. Elahwal is responsible for ensuring the continued independence and growth of each company while managing their symbiotic relationship.
Before becoming Chairman and CEO, Mr. Elahwal held several management positions in the company since 1987. He has been a long-time member of several business associations that include the American Chamber of Commerce, the Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce, and the Egyptian Business Association. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Communication Engineering from Cairo University.
Ms. Soliman heads the Strategy Unit at IACC Holdings, which offers HR, IT, Legal and Strategy services to all subsidiaries. Soliman has been an integral part of the evolution of IACC Holding’s, leading both corporate transformations in 2007 and 2016. Other than being a centralized shared services unit, the strategy unit also offers strategy guidance and business analysis to IACC Holdings’ subsidiaries. Prior to her current position, Ms. Soliman held the post of Assistant Managing Director and Assistant HR Manager at Transmar, she also has extensive experience in communications and HR. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Engineering from Cairo University and a Ship Management diploma from Lloyd’s Maritime Academy in London and an Executive Management diploma from the American University in Cairo.
A long term member of the IACC family, Tewfik joined IACC in 1997 as a senior accountant. Today, Tewfik is responsible for overseeing the financial health and performance of IACC Holdings and all subsidiaries. Tewfik has played a pivotal role in IACC Holdings’ growth and development over his two decades of tenure. Before joining IACC, Tewfik was with Bechtel Group for 10 years where he started as a senior accountant and worked his way up to Financial Manager. He was also with Tasty Foods as a financial controller. Khalil has a Bachelor’s in accounting, from Ain Shams University. He is also a certified public accountant qualified to work as an auditor. He is registered within the Egyptian Accountant Society since 2000 and is a member of the Egyptian Association for Accountants and Auditors since 2004.