Telecom Egypt is Egypt’s main Telephone company. It started in 1854 with the first telegraph line in Egypt. In 1998, it replaced the former Arab Republic of Egypt National Telecommunication Organization (ARENTO). The company has a fixed line subscriber base in excess of 12 million subscribers, which makes it the largest fixed line provider in the Middle East and Africa. Telecom Egypt also owns 44% of Vodafone Egypt. In 2010, Telecom Egypt has been awarded the coveted GTM/EGX 2010 Best Investor Relations Award for excellence in its communications with international financial markets.
Mr. Mohamed has been appointed the Managing Director & CEO of Telecom Egypt in 2012. In December 2010, he was promoted to SVP and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Before his appointment to SVP, Mr. Mohamed was appointed as Vice President and CSO in April 2009. Previously, he was the Vice President; International, Wholesale and Regulatory Affairs of Telecom Egypt since November 2006. He joined the Telecom Egypt Group in November 2001 as the Chairman and Managing Director of TE Data, SAE which is the TE subsidiary responsible for the TE Group’s retail IP transit and managed data services. Previously, in Jan 1992 Mr. Mohamed co-founded InTouch Communications Services, SAE a local ISP in Egypt where he resided as Chairman and Managing Director till April 2000. After that Mr. Mohamed consulted for the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority for nearly a year and a half. Mr. Mohamed holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and an LLM.