Ahmed A. Sadek El Sewedy
President and CEO, El Sewedy Electric
Ahmed El Sewedy, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC S.A.E. (www.elsewedy.com). In 1986, he took the lead in his family business, controlling the first private cable factory in EGYPT, Arab Cables Co., turning it into one of the largest worldwide-providers of integrated energy solutions with more than thirty production facilities in sixteen countries utilizing the qualities of more than 14,000 professionals and exporting a wide range of high quality & safe products to more than 110 countries around the world (Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Far East). During his years of leadership in this position, Ahmed increased the value of the business almost a hundred times and now ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC S.A.E. is listed in Cairo Stock Exchange having around $1.5 billion market CAP in 2016.
ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC S.A.E. (before ELSEWEDY Cables) saw great growth and expansion under Ahmed’s leadership. Through streamlining operations, acquiring new businesses, penetrating new markets and ensuring that each business under the ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC umbrella was one of the best in its field, the company was able to expand dramatically from 2003 and afterwards. Ahmed masterminded ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC acquisitions to: IskraEmeco-Slovenia (a leader in metering business), PSP-EGYPT (one of the fastest growing EPC contractors in the region), 3WNetworks-Australia (a provider of integrated communication and I&C solutions with unique expertise in O&G field)., Today, ELSEWEDY ELSCTRIC S.A.E. manufacture cables, transformers (distribution and power), switchgear and light poles, porcelain insulators, etc. and also provides turnkey EPC packages for power generation and electricity transmission & distribution networks in addition to complete energy management & metering solutions, system integration of automation and data applications, as well as all solar (PV/CSP) plants and wind park components.
Ahmed El Sewedy received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University in 1986 complemented with almost thirty years of Career in the field of electricity and energy industries. He attended several professional courses. He is a member of several professional associations and served in different capacities in many Conferences.
Ahmed El Sewedy is the head of the ECBC (Egyptian Chinese Business Council), and also, Head of Egypt Ethiopia Business Council, Egypt Iraq Business Council, and Egypt Lebanon Business Council, in addition to his active role with as a member of the American, French, South African, Tunisia, Algeria, Kenya, Austrian, Kuwait, UAE and Saudi business councils, and Board Member in German Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Egyptian Businessmen Association, and many other business and non-profit organizations.