Chairman of Schneider Electric Egypt and
Regional Cluster President of Egypt,
North East Africa and Levant
Walid Sheta was appointed Chairman of Schneider Electric Egypt on July 2 nd ,
2018 in addition to his role as Regional Cluster President of Egypt, North East
Africa and Levant, a region comprising Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Lebanon, Syria,
Jordan, and Iraq.
Sheta started out his career in 1994 by joining Schneider Electric where he
worked his way up to hold several executive positions in UAE, France and Egypt.
Sheta has considerable experience under his belt in project management,
production planning, sales, business development and strategic planning.
In April 2010, Sheta was in charge of business development and marketing in the
North East Africa region. In 2013, he was vice president of Schneider Electric
Prior to assuming his current role, Sheta was regional president of English-
speaking countries in the West Africa region which comprises Nigeria, Ghana,
Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Alexandria-born Sheta graduated from the Institute National des Sciences
Appliquées de Toulouse – INSA Toulouse, France (the National Institute of
Applied Sciences in France), with a major in industrial automated solutions.