Title: Managing Director
Company: Nobeltex; G.I.E.S.
Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Laila El Gammal, Managing Director of G.I.E.S. and Nobeltex, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in textiles.
After being introduced to textiles by her father, Ms. El Gammal has made a name for herself as an expert in the field. She first came onto the scene in 1976, when she replaced her father as the managing directors of G.I.E.S., and in 1990, she established Nobeltex under the company brand, and she created IEI in 1999. As head of these companies, she specializes in offering textile machinery and authorized fire protection equipment installation, and her responsibilities include selling products, working as an agent for European companies, acquiring inquiries, and performing quality insurance inspections. She attributes her success to hard work and dedication, as well as to the support of her family.
Ms. El Gammal prepared for her endeavors by earning a Master of Science in chemical engineering from Alexandria University in Egypt in 1968, spending a year researching polyester yarns at the Tashkent Institute of Textile and Light Industry. In recognition of her efforts, she earned the Award of Excellence in Business in 2007 and was invited to attend the World Bank Conference as a female entrepreneur in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. She also remains a member of the Association of Engineers in Egypt. Looking to the future, she hopes to be succeeded by her daughter, Nayla El-Tawil, to continue the family legacy.
Ms. El Gammal enjoys spending her free time swimming.
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