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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Forcepoint strengthens regional operations through key executive appointments

Forcepoint strengthens regional operations through key executive appointments

Global cybersecurity vendor Forcepoint previously strengthened regional operations through key executive appointments. The EMEA sales leadership team has brought in Mahmoud-Samy Ibrahim to lead emerging markets and he will focus on Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Russia CIS. Ibrahim has joined as Area Vice President at Forcepoint, EMEA Emerging Markets.…

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Eutelsat appoints Gerry O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President, Global TV

Eutelsat appoints Gerry O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President, Global TV

Eutelsat Communications has appointed Gerry O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video. In his new role he will drive the product development strategy that ensures that Eutelsat continues to offer customers the most innovative video services across its global footprint. Video, Eutelsat’s most longstanding activity, accounts for 65%…

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Digital Shadows appoints Samantha Murphy head of Customer Success

Digital Shadows appoints Samantha Murphy head of Customer Success

Digital Shadows, a global vendor in digital risk management and threat intelligence, announced key appointments to its management team designed to scale the business in support of company growth following Series C funding earlier in the year. Digital Shadows has appointed Samantha Murphy to the post of Vice President Customer…

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There are no bad employees, only bad managers, says Claude Schuck at Veeam

There are no bad employees, only bad managers, says Claude Schuck at Veeam

As the Regional Manager for Africa at Veeam, Claude Schuck's current role is to head and lead a team across Africa. This is for the growth of Veeam and to strengthen its channel market not only in South Africa but also across the rest of the continent. Schuck is an…

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Launching tomorrow's telecom brands - Sandeep Saihgal

Launching tomorrow’s telecom brands – Sandeep Saihgal

Sandeep Saihgal is CEO and Co-founder of tchannl, a strategic partner for telecommunication and consumer electronic businesses across Middle East and Africa. Saihgal has previously established and headed various operations in different regions including Middle East and Africa, India and Europe, and also within various market segments including telecommunications, air…

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Blending empowerment, processes, technology - Hozefa Saylawala

Blending empowerment, processes, technology – Hozefa Saylawala

Zebra Technologies transacts 100% of its business in the region through channels. As the head of the sales organisation, growth and expansion of channel business is Saylawala’s key responsibility alongside business development with end-customers. For Saylawala, the most exciting part of his job role is the opportunity to engage with…

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SAS promotes Alaa Youssef to Managing Director for Middle East

SAS promotes Alaa Youssef to Managing Director for Middle East

Analytics software vendor SAS has promoted Alaa Youssef to Managing Director for its Middle East operations. In this expanded role, he will have additional management responsibilities in the Middle East for the Gulf and Emerging Markets sales and operations teams, as well as his already existing management of sales and…

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Orange Business appoints Mohammad Turki Al-Otaibi as Country Manager, Saudi Arabia

Orange Business appoints Mohammad Turki Al-Otaibi as Country Manager, Saudi Arabia

Orange Business Services has appointed Mohammad Turki Al-Otaibi as Country Manager, Saudi Arabia. He takes over the management role from Laurent Marini who has moved to another position in the Orange Group.  Turki Al-Otaibi is a Saudi national with more than 20 years of experience of technology solutions for both…

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Veeam appoints Kate Hutchison as Chief Marketing Officer

Veeam appoints Kate Hutchison as Chief Marketing Officer

Veeam Software announced that Kate Hutchison has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer. Hutchison will lead Veeam’s global marketing organisation and continue to strengthen the company’s brand momentum as the Availability provider for applications, data, cloud. Hutchison will report directly to Veeam Co-CEO and President, Peter McKay. “Kate’s proven experience, particularly…

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Yarob Sakhnini joins Juniper Networks as Head of META

Yarob Sakhnini joins Juniper Networks as Head of META

Juniper Networks announced that Yarob Sakhnini has been appointed as Head of Middle East, Turkey and Africa. In this role, Sakhnini is responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning and operations across Juniper’s Middle East, Turkey and Africa business. Prior to joining Juniper, Sakhnini held several senior management and…

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Managing global cultures and vendor partners

Managing global cultures and vendor partners

As Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances and International Markets, Avinash Advani's job role is to manage and nurture executive relationships with vendor partners. In addition, it includes launching and developing new geographical territories for StarLink and driving strategy across the organisation. Advani's sense of job satisfaction comes from managing…

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Passionate about customers and technology

Passionate about customers and technology

Nicolai Solling works as the Chief Technology Officer at Help AG Middle East, where he oversees technical services and solutions delivered in the market. At the outset, he points out, he has a lot of customer facing time - both to position solutions to existing customers, and also to meet…

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