EMC appoints new Levant, Emerging Africa MD

EMC veteran Nazim Fraijat to focus on strategy, business development

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EMC appoints new Levant, Emerging Africa MD Nazim Fraijat, managing director, Levant and Emerging Africa, EMC.
By  Stephen McBride Published  June 12, 2013

EMC today announced that 13-year EMC veteran Nazim Fraijat has been appointed managing director for EMC's Levant (Jordan, Palestinian Authority, Lebanon and Iraq) and Emerging Africa region.

In his new role, Fraijat will focus on strategy and business development to extend and further accelerate EMC's growth in the region by delivering and supporting the full range of EMC products, services and solutions in established and new markets, and enhancing partner and channel relationships.

Fraijat will report to Mohammed Amin, EMC's senior vice president and regional manager for Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East region.

Prior to his new role, Fraijat held a number of leadership positions at EMC, including regional director of EMC's Backup and Recovery Systems division in Turkey, Emerging Africa and the Middle East, general manager of EMC's UAE and South Gulf District and sales manager for EMC's Strategic Accounts in Oman and the UAE. Prior to joining EMC, Fraijat worked for AT&T and NCR.

Fraijat holds a Bachelor's degree in Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of the District of Columbia, Washington DC, US.

"Over the last several years, Nazim has led EMC's Backup and Recovery division in Turkey, Emerging Africa and the Middle East, while managing EMC's operations across the South Gulf district," said Mohammed Amin, senior vice president for Turkey, Europe East, Africa, and Middle East, EMC.

"In doing so, he has greatly contributed to our growth as a business and as a trusted partner to our customers across the entire region. With his vast industry knowledge and technical skills, Nazim is perfectly positioned to leverage and create new opportunities across the rapidly developing markets of Levant and Emerging Africa, and to bring EMC's industry-leading value proposition to this important audience."

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