Sue Ellen Hassouna (pictured) has recently appointed by Lafarge Cement as its Chief Legal Officer. Hassouna brings with her more than 15 years of experience in the legal profession in Egypt. Prior to her appointment, she held several key positions at prominent companies in the country, including Executive Legal Director of Heineken Egypt, Country Legal Director of TotalEnergies Egypt, counsel at Etisalat Misr, General Counsel at Damac Properties, and senior counsel at Citystars.
Hassouna has a diverse professional background and has made a significant contribution to the legal field in Egypt. She is also the Founder and Chairwoman of the Sue Ellen Foundation for Legal Development, which focuses on developing and advancing the legal profession in the country. Additionally, she serves as an assistant professor at the American University in Cairo.
Hassouna’s expertise has been recognized by various governmental and non-governmental organizations. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Financial Supervision Authority at the Arbitration Center for Non-Banking Transactions, where she provides guidance and advice on matters related to arbitration. Furthermore, she was selected by the Ministry of Justice to be part of the Special Committee responsible for discussing the Egyptian arbitration law and settling disputes related to investment contracts.
Hassouna’s appointment as Chief Legal Officer of Lafarge Cement is a testament to her remarkable achievements and expertise in the legal field. With her extensive knowledge and experience, she is expected to make a significant contribution to the company’s legal department.