Managing Director and CEO
Telecom Egypt

Ahmed El Beheiry was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Egypt on 28 March 2017. He joined Telecom Egypt’s board as non-executive member representing the government a year earlier.

El Beheiry started his career as a design engineer for mobile networks in Alcatel Egypt and contributed in to the construction of the infrastructure of Egypt’s first mobile network from 1995 to 1998. In 1998, he joined Mobinil (currently Orange Egypt) assuming various positions, the last of which becoming the Networks & Roaming Director.

In 2007, he started his own business by founding Telecomax Group for Investment and Development, a group of companies operating in telecommunications and information technology services in Egypt, Africa and the Middle East, where he was the Group’s board chairman until March 2016. In 2014, El Beheiry co-established "IDEA"; Investment for Development in Emerging Africa, a Company focusing on infrastructure, power and water projects development in Africa. He served as the company’s Managing Director until December 2015.

El Beheiry has a number of researches in the field of mobile communications engineering published in the Telecom World Conference in California in 1997 and in the International Institute for Communications and Information Technology (IEEE) Magazine in 2001. El Beheiry holds a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Alexandria, a Master's degree in Mobile Communications Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology in collaboration with the French University of Rennes.