Company Profile

Zekalay General Trading PLC is a multidisciplinary company founded in 2009 GC, with a definite aim to provide reliable and quality service to its customers by investing its resources in the supply of IT products & rental services of heavy trucks.

Encouraged by its initial success, in 2011 GC, Zekalay expanded its business to water well drilling operations to the shallow wells to deep wells(ground level to 500mtr) and up to a diameter of 17″). From our beginnings as small IT equipment trading company, Zekalay General Trading PLC has been rapidly evolved into the known water well drilling company.

After establishing its strong base and developing experience in water well drilling, Zekalay started supply of reliable and cost effective water well drilling equipment and materials such as well casings, pumps, drilling rigs, bits and accessories. Short after starting water well drilling equipment and accessories, Zekalay engaged in providing power generator , submersible pumps and surface pumps with required aftersales service by establishing separate and dedicated division equipped with required resources.

Recently, Zekalay is started Electrical board and HVAC duct assembly plant in Dukem Town Oromia Regio. Further, Zekalay is in the process of engaging itself in the manufacturing and agro-industry sectors and is about to finalize the construction of its own building which is located at Ayat, Addis Ababa.

Corporate Ideology

Our Purpose and Values  

Purpose Statement

 ‘To Contribute the Working Culture of Our Nation’

To address the prolonged nationwide poor working culture of the Ethiopian community and Zekalay General Trading Plc must play its role in playing its part (in contributing its share) in the rise of such positive working culture the country is desperately in need of.

Core Values

§  Respect and Value for Its Employees

§  Conduct Our Work with Integrity and Honesty

§  Prioritize Customer Satisfaction

§  Never Compromise On Quality and Continuous Improvement

§  Committed to Social and Environmental Responsibilities

§  Creative and Innovative Work Culture


“To Honor with Excellence in Export and Import Substitute Manufacturing Industry by 2025 GC”


“To transform our Company to one of the best competitor Manufacturing Industries in the Country using locally available inputs to produce export and import substitute goods through application of best practiced management, technologies and well developed and dedicated human resource capacities to deliver the best value for our Customers.”


We believe that our company’s values such as prioritizing customer satisfaction and never compromising on quality and continuous improvement, and our company growth is only made possible by each employee’s contribution.

To this end, we hire energetic, committed, smart and friendly people.

Organizational Structure

One of the strong points of Zekalay General Trading Plc is its establishment of well-organized and efficient corporate governance. 

Executive body in the highest echelon is the Board of Directors, which consists three members, one boards board chairperson and one board secretary and all with relevant experience in finance, planning and project management, law and logistics. The board guides and controls the executive management comprising the General Manager, Commercial DGM, Operation Manager and Finances Manager. The table here under depicts qualification and experience of board directs. directors

Board of Directors

Organizational Structure