Group Chief Innovation Officer

Emad Ghaly has served as Group Chief Innovation Officer at Elsewedy Electric since April 2022, and the Executive Chairman of Iskraemeco Group Holding – one of Elsewedy Electric’s subsidiaries – boasting over 20 years of industry expertise.

Prior to joining, Emad held the positions of CEO of Siemens and Managing Director of Siemens Energy in Egypt. In his capacity, Ghaly initiated and executed the strategic and monumental Energy Mega project deal with the Egyptian Government. The project was a fruitful collaboration between Siemens, the government at large, the Ministry of Electricity, Elsewedy Electric, the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company, and Orascom Construction.

Throughout his career at Siemens, he held various managerial positions across Europe and the Middle East. Before becoming the CEO, he was the Senior Executive Vice President for Wind and Renewables for Siemens in the Middle East, and for Power and Gas for Siemens in Egypt. He also served as Director of Regional Sales in Northern and Western Europe, based in Germany, where he contributed to upscaling the business in several countries across Europe including Germany, the UK, Ireland, and the Netherlands.

Emad holds a master’s degree of science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris, a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Ain Shams University, and an MBA from the American University in Cairo. At present, he is the President of the German Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce, holding this position since 2018.