Fortinet gets new channel manager for Saudi Arabia

Rami Karajah will help the company with channel development in KSA

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Fortinet gets new channel manager for Saudi Arabia Karajah will help Fortinet to increase the number of certified engineers and channel development in KSA.
By  Manda Banda Published  May 8, 2014

IT security appliances vendor Fortinet has announced the appointment of Rami Ali Karajah as its new channel account manager for Saudi Arabia.

In his new role, Karajah's primary focus will be channel development, in addition to driving channel marketing activities and increasing the number of certified engineers in the Kingdom.

Based in Riyadh, Karajah will report directly to Alain Penel, regional vice president for the Middle East region at Fortinet.

The company said Karajah's appointment is in line with Fortinet's ambitious expansion plan for growing revenue and market share in the Middle East region by strengthening its channel network across all countries.

Fortinet stated that this effort will be driven through the recruitment of Gold and Silver partners, increased partner certifications and the number of Fortinet resident engineers to improve the quality of customer service in Saudi Arabia.

"Karajah appointment reinforces our commitment to our partners in Saudi Arabia and to provide them with all the support they need to help our local customers. As Saudi Arabia is a crucial market, his wealth of experience, skills and leadership will contribute towards building a stronger partner network and lead to the growth of Fortinet in the Middle East region," said Penel.

"I am pleased to be part of Fortinet, one of the leading security vendors in the Middle East region and a solid company that has, since 2005, enjoyed impressive growth. My top priorities are to build a strong, qualified channel and strengthen our relationships with strategic partners in order to identify all business opportunities and cover all major verticals," said Karajah.

Rami Karajah spent nine years in the region's IT industry in various positions and acquired a strong experience in sales and marketing, channel management and distribution. Prior to joining Fortinet, Karajah held the position of channel sales director at distributor Oxygen.

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