Cisco Middle East appoints new MD for West region

Cisco Middle East has appointed Ziad Salameh to run business and operations in Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, the Levant and Iraq

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Cisco Middle East appoints new MD for West region Ziad Salameh, managing director - West Region, Cisco Middle East
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  October 9, 2016

Cisco Middle East has appointed Ziad Salameh as managing director of its West region.

In Salameh's new position, he will be responsible for leading Cisco's business and operations in Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, the Levant and Iraq to capitalise on the opportunities created by digitisation. He will extend efforts to secure engagements across various industry sectors while working closely with channel partners to provide Cisco's customer centric solutions to the public and private sectors.

Leading a team in the West region, Salameh will develop stronger partner associations with strategic initiatives for skill set development and build on Cisco's public and private sector engagements to attain Cisco's strategic goals and elevate business performance.

Ziad Salameh, managing director - West Region, Cisco Middle East, said: "It is a truly exciting time to be a part of Cisco's vision where digitisation is making dramatic changes in the way organisations approach their business operations. I am honoured to lead the way into new digital business transformation initiatives with Cisco's leading solutions portfolio to help our customers and partners reap the benefits of a digital ecosystem that delivers tangible and sustainable growth, and which helps them become more competitive."

"At Cisco, we are playing a leading role in helping countries, industries and businesses develop and implement digital roadmaps and transformations that deliver tangible outcomes. This is a time of great change and growing opportunities and the appointment of Salameh's to lead our West Region reflects our ambitions and strategic direction in these markets," said Mike Weston, vice president for Cisco Middle East. "As a seasoned leader and technology executive, Salameh's proven ability to deliver customer success and depth of expertise in working closely with governments and enterprises will accelerate the momentum on digitisation in the region."

With over 24 years' experience, Salameh's background includes people development, innovation and business transformation. Since his appointment into Cisco in 2009, he has leveraged his success in leading the Services business in Saudi Arabia to later drive operational efficiencies and innovation for Cisco Middle East's Services and achieve exceptional growth across multiple markets.

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