Group Chief Legal Officer

Ahmed Zedan is the Group Chief Legal Officer at Elsewedy Electric, bringing over 17 years of experience in the legal field to his role.

Since he joined Elsewedy Electric in 2013, Zedan has become instrumental to the Group, taking charge on a range of legal, strategic, and business issues. Over the years, and before becoming the Group’s Chief Legal Officer, he has held several senior positions, kicking off his career within the Group as a Legal Counsel, and working his way up to becoming the Deputy Legal Director, Legal Director of Projects and Investments, and Group Legal Director.

In his capacity, Zedan has led a diversified multinational legal team through a plethora of strategic legal issues, as well as high-stake negotiations under different legal jurisdictions. He boasts a robust track record of innovating within the realms of legal structuring, transactions planning, and business and legal risk mitigations. Zedan acts as Elsewedy Electric’s legal advisor, providing strategic counsel to the Group’s businesses and functions. He and his team, one of the strongest and most diversified legal teams in the market, focus on creating solutions that align with the Group’s strategies and help overcome unprecedented challenges. Zedan is now a board member in Elsewedy Electric subsidiaries on both the local and global level.

Zedan earned his LL. B. from Alexandria University’s law school (English Section). Additionally, he is a member of the Egyptian Bar Association since 2005.