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.
Gadalla was appointed to Managing Director and Chief Executive Office in March 2016.
Prior to this, in January 2014 he was promoted to VP & Enterprise Chief Commercial office. He joined Telecom Egypt Group in February 2004 as the Enterprise Department Manager at TE Data. Previously, he was General Manager of MenaNet Communication from 1999 to 2004, SAE a local ISP in Egypt.
Gadalla holds a B.Sc. in Communications Engineering from Cairo University and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Maastricht School of Management (MSM-RVB).