Mike Weston moves from IBM to join Gulf Business Machines as Chief Executive Officer
Mike Weston

Mike Weston moves from IBM to join Gulf Business Machines as Chief Executive Officer

Gulf Business Machines, announced appointment of Mike Weston as Chief Executive Officer, for the company’s regional operations based out of Dubai. Weston joins from IBM, where he was most recently the Chief Revenue Officer for IBM’s MEA operations.

Weston has over 30 years of experience, holding multi-leadership roles in technology companies across Europe Middle East and Asia Pacific. Most recently, he had relocated with IBM from Asia to the United Arab Emirates, with the goal of transforming and leading the Technology Group business to growth, whilst overseeing and supporting many other aspects of the business. 

“The board is delighted to announce Mike’s appointment as GBM’s CEO,” said Marwan Faraj Bin Hamoodah, GBM Chairman. “His decades of experience working in leadership roles for global IT players such as Cisco and IBM, with a proven track record in transforming businesses make him perfectly suited to lead GBM at this pivotal time in our growth journey. We believe Mike, alongside the executive management team, will continue to build on GBM’s success over the past overseeing employee development and creating value for stakeholders. The Board looks forward to Mike’s contribution to GBM and its customers across the region.”

With more than 30 years of experience, 8 offices and over 1,500 employees across the region, Gulf Business Machines, is an end-to-end digital solutions provider, offering a portfolio of digital infrastructure, digital business solutions, cloud, security, and services. Strategic partners in the Gulf include IBM as its sole distributor throughout GCC, excluding Saudi Arabia and selected IBM product and services, Cisco as a Gold and Master Partner, the highest level of certification at Cisco.

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