Microsoft names Bayoumi as Bahrain manager
Software giant Microsoft has named Sherif Bayoumi as country manager for its operation in Bahrain. Bayoumi will manage all of Microsoft’s operations in Bahrain and hold responsibility for driving growth.
Software giant Microsoft has named Sherif Bayoumi as country manager for its operation in Bahrain. Bayoumi will manage all of Microsoft’s operations in Bahrain and hold responsibility for driving growth in the market.
“Microsoft is strongly committed to growth and development of the IT industry in the Kingdom, and to providing opportunities to help the people of Bahrain to benefit from technology. I am very pleased to be taking on this role, and I look forward to working with our customers and partners in Bahrain to create further growth for the country,” said Bayoumi.
Microsoft first opened an office in Bahrain back in 2002 and today has 14 staff based in country. The vendor works with many of the largest public and private organisations in Bahrain, helping to build up the IT economy and enhance productivity and profitability.
Microsoft is also involved in a number of initiatives with various ministries to enhance IT skills among young and underprivileged Bahrainis, empowering them to reach their full potential.
Bayoumi was previously responsible for the public sector department of Microsoft Egypt where he won the Chairman’s Award 2003, an internal Microsoft honour bestowed on exceptional employees. Microsoft Egypt was also recognised as the best subsidiary for Microsoft EMEA in 2004.
Bayoumi joined Microsoft in 1999 after working in a number of different marketing and management positions across the Middle East. He holds a computer engineering degree from the Faculty of Engineering, Computer Science Department and Alexandria University.