Mohamed Mesbah

Former Country Managing Director and Cluster HR Head, American President Lines

Mohamed Mesbah

Former Country Managing Director and Cluster HR Head
American President Lines


Former Country Managing Director and Cluster HR Head in American President Lines (global organization) leaded a highly innovative global organization branch in Egypt & Middle East, now operating in over 9 branches, together with management team and Expat MD, developed the organization strategy in Egypt, focused on organizational and individual development particularly where this translates into high performance whilst maintaining wellbeing and positive behaviors, built and managed the infrastructure for two new legal businesses entities (APL Egypt LLC and APL logistics LLC), including the highly successful corporate business strategy, which acquired and developed relationships representing $290 Million yearly for last 10 years.

Practiced in training, coaching, and consulting, HR Leader in the area of empowerment, organizational structure and development, Expert in organizational effectiveness and human resources management, implements competency-based corporate leadership programs and consults to senior management on how to select and develop key employees, focuses on helping implement the steps necessary to better align their organizational culture with their business strategies, my experiences included HR strategy planning, learning & development, involved in implementation of organization global restructure (Function Reporting Line strategy).

Specialized in occupational testing (OT), occupational personality (OPQ), online Assessments such as Ability, Verbal, Numerical, Abstract Reasoning, Psychometric Testing, Personality Profiling, 360 Degree appraisal application and feedback

Experienced in Development Centers, Assessment Centers, Appraisal Training, Competency Based Interview Skills Training, Competency Framework design, Job Family development, I have gained enormous exposure to several areas including spearheading recruiting and retention, compensation management, conflict resolution, succession planning, organizational safety, change management, benefits administration and implementation of best practice programs.

My current and previous roles included regional responsibilities and projects in different countries such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Libya, Sudan, UAE, and Turkey, USA, Germany, Netherlands and Singapore, responsible for the transformation program in Saudi Arabia/Bahrain and the overall country HR strategy included achieving the Saudization program, Leads and executes regional development and training projects and programs in Turkey and Libya, Engaged in the Global HR system and the productivity matrix projects with The Global HR team in Singapore, involved in setting up of local HR shared services to cater to 5 countries in the Middle East, Delivered cloud solutions and managed the change moving from web concept to mobile application strategy

Currently Regional Head (Europe, Middle East), HR Consultant with Resilience & UK

A holder of Master degree, International Business Major from College of Cambridge KIPP, UK and Master of business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management Major, (AAGSB) Arab Academy Graduate School of Business, Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (American University in Cairo) and multiple certifications in areas of human resource management, coaching and leadership included Chartered FCIPD, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development CIPD UK, Chartered Fellow CMgr FCMI, Chartered Management Institute

Certified from different global institution such as British Psychological Society (BPS UK), Hey Group, Edexcel UK, Saville Assessment - Willis Towers Watson, CEB SHL UK, Assessment & Development Consultants Ltd (a&dc) and CIPD UK

Dynamic, facilitator of change and Millennial Expert recognized as a leader on generational diversity and implemented the culture change project within limited budget to support workforce generation diversity, and spoke about Millennial generation in global HR conference and summits



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