ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Ashraf Kara, one of the well-known professionals in the field of Automotive marketing ‎communication in the Egyptian market, as he has a long experienced history in this ‎field which started since he was studying in the faculty of commerce – Business ‎Administration.‎

 

Ashraf Kara recorded many successes in many organizations as follow:‎

Feb./ March ’89‎

Sales Dept. at the Egyptian American Foundation, ‎Alexandria – Egypt

Mar ’90- Mar’97‎

Reporting to Sport Auto magazine as unofficial Correspondent

Oct.’95-Dec.’96
Foreign Affairs & Reports Dept. manager Alexandria Area – Sales Rep.‎
‎(Car Market in Egypt)-magazine www.soukelsayarat.com
March’91- March’98‎
Arab International Bank, Alexandria Branch / Egypt‎
• Export L/C’s and Customers Services ‎Dept.‎
• Financial – Branches Services Dept.‎
www.aib.com.eg
March ’92- March’98
External press Attaché – Art Line for Organizing International Exhibitions & Conferences ‎S.A.E.
www.artline.com.eg
‎1998 – 2000‎
Press and media Advisor in Egypt and Middle East for Philippe Charriol International Ltd. – Geneva, Switzerland (Watch & Jeweler Maker)
www.charriol.com
March ’98 – Sept.’01
‎(Communication) manager – Marketing Dept / Alexandria Area – Sales Rep.‎
Art Line for Organizing International Exhibitions & Conferences ‎S.A.E. (Member of OICA & UFI)
www.artline.com.eg
‎1999 – Present

Member of Cairo Foreign Press Association (FPA) – Egypt.‎

Feb.’02 – Oct.‘02‎
‎(Communication) manager – Marketing Dept.‎
ACG & ITE Trade Fairs S.A.E. ( Member of ITE Group PLC ).‎
www.acg-itf.com
Mar.08 – Sept. 08‎
Marketing Manager – Joint Automotive Corp. ( JAC ) Commercial Vehicles & Buses manufacturer
www.jpg-‎egypt.com
Sept.08 – Sept.'09
Marketing Communication Manager – Ghibli Raceway International
‎‎(www.ghibliraceway.com) & (www.mekc.org)
Nov.15- Present
MAR-COM Consultant (On Track TV Automotive Show)‎
‎www.facebook.com/ontrackshow

A freelance journalist with the following institutions :

Mar. '03 - Aprl '05‎
Akhbar El Yom Newspaper – Akhbar Al Sayarat
‎2002 - 2003‎

‎- Automobile Magazine – Egypt. ‎
‎- Sout El Omma Newspaper – Egypt ‎

March ’97 – Jun.‘04
Egyptian Correspondent for Oldest Ban Arabs auto magazine, ‎ ‎“SPORT AUTO” magazine first published early 70’s. ‎
Oct.02 – April ‘05
Editor , Sales and Marketing Advisor (Alam El Syarat Magazine – Egypt).‎
‎2003 – 2004
External Media Advisor – Horizon Fairs Co‎
‎2001 - 2017

‎(Communication) Advisor – FOCUS Advertising Agency