New GM for Lenovo in Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Khalil appointed as general manager for Lenovo in Saudi

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New GM for Lenovo in Saudi Arabia Khalil will head operations for Lenovo in Saudi Arabia.
By  Mark Sutton Published  December 13, 2011

Lenovo has appointed a new general manager for its operations in Saudi Arabia.

Ahmed Khalil will take on the role to lead the company as it looks to expand its business in the Kingdom.

"It is an exciting time in the Kingdom, with the tech savvy, computer literate consumer on the rise and the market's undeniable need for more innovative and reliable technology products for work and home," said Khalil. "I believe that Lenovo's diverse range of products, modern corporate culture, and commitment to tailoring its efforts to each local market will propel the brand to become a valuable technology provider in Saudi Arabia. I am honoured to be a part of Lenovo's successes in the Middle East moving forward and believe the ‘For Those Who Do' culture will resonate with the young and ambitious generation that is embracing computing and connectivity in the Kingdom."

Khalil has 15 years experience in IT, consumer electronics and management consultancy in Saudi Arabia, and will bring expertise in sales, channel marketing, team management, as well as business start-up and development to the company.

Jack Lee, vice president for Lenovo Group and regional general manager of Middle East and Africa said: "Saudi Arabia is an important market to Lenovo's overall emerging market strategy. Over the last quarter we witnessed significant market growth and are committed to growing our presence in the market and expanding our consumer and enterprise outreach. Ahmed is a highly experienced individual and brings a wealth of knowledge to Lenovo in Saudi Arabia. We believe under his leadership Lenovo will continue its strong growth pattern in KSA, helping us reach our global goal to become one of the world's leading personal technology companies."

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