Sunday 28 November 2021
I wrote – Sherine Salah:
The committee supervising the elections of the Federation of Industries announced today, Sunday, the victory of 12 candidates in the Chamber of Chemical Industries elections for the new session of the Board of Directors 2021-2025.
Dr. Khaled Abdel Azim, Executive Director of the Federation of Industries, announced that 8 candidates won by acclamation in the large and medium enterprises categories, and 4 candidates won the election in the small enterprises category.
Abdel Azim added that he won in the large enterprises category 4 candidates by acclamation: Dr. Sherif El-Gabaly, President of Abu Zaabal Fertilizers and Chemicals Company, Salah El-Akouh, President of Polytech Plastic Company, Abdullah Helmy Abu Attia, President of Omeya Egypt for Mining, and Sherif El-Zayat, President of United Company for glass containers.
He added that 4 candidates won by acclamation in the medium enterprises category: Khaled Abu Al-Makarem, President of Makarim Tex Company, Mohamed Gamal Mohamed Fathallah, President of the Egyptian Company for Paper Manufacturing, Mohamed Amer, President of the Misr International Company for the Plastics Industry, and Abdel Karim Al-Natot, President of Al-Zeina Company for the manufacture of sanitary paper .
Abdel Azim stated that elections were held for the small establishments category, with 8 members nominated, and 41 members casting their votes.
Dr. Walid Hilal, President of Al Hilal and Modern Golden Star Company, won by 29 votes, Mahmoud Alam Al-Din, President of Frontal Detergents Company with 28 votes, and Ghada Abdel Shafi by 24 votes.
These elections are the first in the new electoral system in accordance with the new Federation of Industries law and its executive regulations issued at the beginning of this year. The board of directors of each chamber is divided into three categories, the first being large, medium and small companies.
The Federation of Industries Law No. 70 of 2019 stipulates that the board of directors of each industrial chamber shall consist of 15 members, and the general assembly of each chamber elects 12 members by secret ballot, so that each category between large, small and medium gets 4 seats, while the competent minister is appointed 3 members after taking the opinion of the board of directors of the union