After studying Economics and Political Science at the American University in Cairo and graduated in 1990, Omar Mandour began his career and gained great experience in the field of carbonated beverages, giving him the opportunity to assume many senior positions in major multinational companies across the Middle East and North African region.
Omar Mandour lived and worked in different Arab countries, including Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Morocco.
In 2006, Mandour became the General Manager of Coca-Cola in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and South Sudan.
Mandour was able to employ 23 years of experience in the field of carbonated beverages in order to increase production through the establishment of new plants, the development of production lines, and the launch of new products in markets and countries he managed and employed their resources. This led to a more effective administration and increased market competition in the countries he led.
Mandour also plays an active role in civil society. He is a board member in different NGOs and civil organization, such as ENACTUS, formally SIFE, to develop the skills of university students. He is a also a supporter to the Special Olympics of Egypt and the ‘100 villages’ development project in Egypt in partnership with various NGOs , such as the Egyptian Food Bank, Life Makers and a number of United Nations agencies.