The Association of African Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) is proud to welcome Egypt’s leading automotive group GB Auto, as its first North African member.
The GB Auto Group is an Egyptian based public listed company with over 60 years of accumulated experience, operating across the complete automotive value chain including the manufacturing, distribution and sales of cars, buses, trucks, construction equipment, three-wheelers and motorcycles, combined with aftermarket service operations, as well as non-banking financial services.
“With a rich, diversified business portfolio and footprint across the region, we strive to embody excellence in every aspect of our business. With our diverse human capital who compile years of experience in their field of expertise, GB Auto Group occupies a remarkable leadership in the markets it operates in”, said Dr Raouf Ghabbour Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GB Auto. “Joining AAAM will allow us to embark on a mutually beneficial relationship with AAAM as we continue to grow and learn from each other”, added Dr Ghabbour.
AAAM is the only African body, focusing on the expansion and deepening of the automotive industry across the continent, by working with governments to shape and implement policies that will attract investors. Thereby unlocking the economic potential of the continent and aligning a global network of stakeholders committed to the development of the Automotive industry in Africa.
AAAM recently hosted the Auto Forum with participants from Africa and around the world to discuss the future of the automotive industry and its potential in Africa, and what is required from all stakeholders, including governments, to develop a flourishing industry which would create thousands of jobs and economic benefits. “Having GB Auto join AAAM confirms that our vision is indeed an African one as was well articulated during the Auto Forum” said David Coffey the CEO of AAAM.