Rania Abdalla

Member of the IRC Executive Board

Rania is the founder and Managing Director of IRC Egypt and UAE (Aspire HR Consultants). She is a graduate of the American University in Cairo majoring in Economics and a holder of a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management in Kingston Business School, UK.

Rania has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources out of which 11 years were in PepsiCo where she held international managerial positions in London and Dubai for 8 years before she re-located back to Cairo as the HR Director for PepsiCo Egypt.

During her tenure with PepsiCo, Rania was granted many global and regional awards; she was the overall winner of the Emirates Business woman Award (www.ewa.ae) – a prestigious award from HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoom. She also won the PepsiCo Chairman’s Award; granted by PepsiCo CEO in New York.

Moreover, she was recognized by director General of the UAE National Human Resource Development Authority through awarding her the Appreciation Award. Other awards granted to Rania include the Inclusion Award from PepsiCo Region’s President and the Star Award at PepsiCo Headquarters in the US.

Rania is a member of the IRC Executive Board and the Global Leader for Consumer & Retail Practice Group.