Director of Government Affairs – Middle East, Africa and Pakistan
Ola Loutfi is the Lead of Corporate and Government Affairs at Mondelēz International.
Ola started her career in 1986 as Tour Manager, she continued in this career for 11 years escorting tourist groups. In 1999, she became Project & Business Manager at Soleimania Golf Resort, one of the very booming real estate projects at this time. From 2000 till 2005 she held the post of Public Relations & Sponsorships Specialist, Senior Specialist, Team leader within the communication team, and marketing department at Vodafone Egypt.
From 2005 to 2006, Ola promoted her way into Vodafone, to become Senior Team Leader, PR & Media Relations as part of the Corporate Affairs department Vodafone Egypt, where she handled long term PR plans to reinforce the company’s image based on internal planned strategy, and global objectives. Furthermore, Ola Loutfi was promoted to Internal Brand Manager (Marketing Communications Vodafone Egypt) from 2006 to 2009, promoting Vodafone brand internally. In 2009, Ola was appointed Security Awareness Communications & Special Situations Manager –Vodafone Egypt and UK, where she contributed in protecting the business by raising employees’ awareness towards security issues.
In September 2010, and after 10 very successful years in Vodafone, Ola became the Corporate Communications Manager at Ghabbour Auto, where for 2 years she promoted and enhanced Ghabbour Auto Corporate Image.
In May 2012, Ola joined Mondelez Egypt Foods as Head of Corporate and Government Affairs Egypt & Mashreq. Ola in her role handled Government Affairs, Special Situations, Corporate Social Responsibility, External Communications / Media Relations and Internal Communications providing strategic counsel to help in driving business results.
Since August 2017, Ola took over the role of Corporate and Gov. Affairs Director for Middle East, Africa and Pakistan.