Helmut Reisinger named CEO Orange Business Services to drive transformation

Helmut Reisinger named CEO Orange Business Services to drive transformation

Dr Helmut Reisinger is the new Chief Executive Officer of Orange Business Services, taking over from Thierry Bonhomme, who becomes special advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Orange before retirement later this year. Following the March 5 announcement of the creation of a more diversified and international Executive Committee…

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Saeed Agha, Mohammad Chabayta, Fayez Eweidat, join Juniper Networks

Saeed Agha, Mohammad Chabayta, Fayez Eweidat, join Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks, a vendor in automated, scalable and secure networks, has re-affirmed its presence in the Middle East region with three new key appointments to its leadership team. Saeed M Agha has joined as Partner Director for Middle East, Turkey and Africa, where he will be tasked with driving the…

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Khaled Al-Dhaher appointed as Accenture’s Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

Khaled Al-Dhaher appointed as Accenture’s Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

Accenture has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in Saudi Arabia. Since 2011, Accenture has been leading digital transformation for a wide variety of clients in the region, from government entities to private…

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Security vendor Mimecast appoints Christina Van Houten as Chief Strategy Officer

Security vendor Mimecast appoints Christina Van Houten as Chief Strategy Officer

Mimecast, an email and data security company, announced Christina Van Houten has joined the leadership team as the new Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, Christina will drive corporate development, product management and market strategy as part of building out Mimecast’s leading email security, archive, and cyber resilience cloud platform.…

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Riverbed's Andy Elder elevated from EMEA Sales to global Chief Sales Officer

Riverbed’s Andy Elder elevated from EMEA Sales to global Chief Sales Officer

Riverbed announced appointment of Andy Elder to Chief Sales Officer, succeeding Paul Mountford, who was recently named Riverbed’s new CEO. Elder joined Riverbed in March 2017 as Senior VP EMEA Sales and during the last year he transformed the EMEA organisation, providing leadership and achieving significant growth in the region.…

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Scott Strubel moves from NetApp to Commvault to drive global partner alliances

Scott Strubel moves from NetApp to Commvault to drive global partner alliances

Commvault, a global vendor in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and cloud, announced appointment of Scott Strubel as Vice President of Worldwide Channels, responsible for Commvault’s global ecosystem of resellers and distributors. In this role, Strubel will focus on delivering programmes that help channel partners differentiate Commvault’s solutions in the market…

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Sanjay Ahuja takes over as CEO of value added distributor FVC

Sanjay Ahuja takes over as CEO of value added distributor FVC

FVC, one of the region’s value-added distributors, has appointed Sanjay Ahuja as its new CEO. Ahuja will focus on delivering leadership, growth and development of the company’s expansive regional operations, which counts more than 350 major enterprise customers in 50-plus Middle East and African markets. Based in Dubai, Ahuja will…

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Rabih Itani to drive Aruba security business as Regional Development Manager

Rabih Itani to drive Aruba security business as Regional Development Manager

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has appointed Rabih Itani to lead its security business development across the region. Rabih Itani is a network and security industry veteran who is tasked with helping organisations reduce risk in today’s changing threat landscape and address new and unknown threats. Rabih is an…

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Oren Yehudai moves from Palo Alto to join Equinix as Head EMEA Channel Programme

Oren Yehudai moves from Palo Alto to join Equinix as Head EMEA Channel Programme

Equinix, the global interconnection and datacentre company, announced it has appointed Oren Yehudai to lead its EMEA Channel Partner Programme. Yehudai joins from Palo Alto Networks where he led EMEA inside channel sales and was credited with driving significant growth for the cybersecurity firm through channel sales and partnerships. Prior…

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Fahmi Jabri to lead Honeywell’s Commercial Security business in META region

Fahmi Jabri to lead Honeywell’s Commercial Security business in META region

Honeywell, the global software-industrial company, has appointed Fahmi Jabri as its Business Leader for Commercial Security in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Jabri’s new role will see him grow Honeywell’s security business and drive greater customer focus. He will also advance the organisation’s portfolio of commercial security hardware and…

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Olaf Duennweller moves from Veritas to join Commvault as Area-Vice President EMEA

Olaf Duennweller moves from Veritas to join Commvault as Area-Vice President EMEA

Commvault, a global vendor in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and cloud, announced appointment of Olaf Duennweller as Area-Vice President, EMEA Central. Duennweller comes to Commvault after nearly 17 years at Veritas, growing through the ranks from Pre-Sales Manager to Country Manager for the entire business in Germany. “His previous role…

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GBM appoints Wadad Kafka to drive managed, professional services for hybrid cloud

GBM appoints Wadad Kafka to drive managed, professional services for hybrid cloud

Gulf Business Machines, a provider of IT solutions, has appointed Wadad Kafka as Vice President of Services, in February 2018. She will be based out of GBM’s regional headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  In her new role, Wadad will be responsible for building the managed services capabilities for GBM…

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Michael Büker appointed Chief Financial Officer for Siemens ME with focus on DX

Michael Büker appointed Chief Financial Officer for Siemens ME with focus on DX

Siemens has appointed Michael Büker as Chief Financial Officer of the company’s Middle East region, effective February 2018. In his new role, Büker will be responsible for managing the company’s financial operations across the region, driving profitability and supporting key growth areas. He will also be tasked with supporting the…

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GBM elevates Wassim Seliman to General Manager Kuwait to drive local business

GBM elevates Wassim Seliman to General Manager Kuwait to drive local business

Gulf Business Machines appointed Wassim Seliman as General Manager of the company’s Kuwait business, effective January 2018. In his new role, Wassim will be responsible for maintaining GBM Kuwait’s customer relationships, the growth of the local business, as well as the skills development of GBM employees in Kuwait. Wassim, who…

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