Ahmed Elshal is the General Secretary of Danone, responsible for business services in corporate, public, and government affairs, as well as legal, compliance, sustainability, and communications for the Middle East and Africa region, which comprises over 16 countries.
Starting at Danone in 2010, Ahmed was the Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for the Middle East, Africa, and South East Asia, overseeing government affairs, public policy, and compliance.
In addition, Ahmed’s role over the years has developed to incorporate many sustainability topics, including circular economy and carbon footprint, as he is an active member of the Multinational Companies Business Group (MCBG) and Dubai Chambers Sustainability Network.
Ahmed is also a member of the Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI) and the UAE Food and Business Group.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Marketing Diploma.