Sherif Toulan
Sherif Toulan
International Duty Free Trading & Agencies

Sherif Toulan is the CEO and a Member of the Board of International Duty Free Trading & Agencies (IDF), a position he has held since 2011.

Sherif joined the family business upon his graduation, as business development coordinator. Over the next 16 years he held various positions with increasing responsibility, working towards further diversifying the business and consolidating International Duty Free as a leading contender in its field. Since joining Sherif has successfully acquired several airport retail concessions for IDF, including several new outlets.

Sherif is also the Chairman of Heinemann-Egypt, a joint venture between IDF sister companies and Gebr Heinemann established in 2013, and which operates duty free stores in Sharm El Sheikh Airport.

Sherif is an active member of a number of organizations, including both the American and German Chambers of Commerce in Egypt, as well as the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). He was recently elected as Secretary General of the Middle East and Africa Duty Free Association (MEADFA).

Sherif graduated from the American University in Cairo in 1997, and holds an Executive MBA from Kellogg North Western University, Chicago.

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