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HP names managing director for Qatar

Walid Gomaa will lead HP’s operations in Qatar

Gomaa will be aiming to grow HP's business in Qatar.
Gomaa will be aiming to grow HP's business in Qatar.

HP Middle East has promoted Walid Gomaa to the position of managing director for Qatar, effective immediately.

In his new role, Gomaa will be looking to grow HP's business in Qatar by helping to build relations with customers and partners and strengthening an already significant presence in the gulf state. taking a strong lead for an important and quickly developing market for HP.

"We welcome Walid to his new position as he has accomplished much with HP in his areas of expertise, and this knowledge will bring new momentum to our business in Qatar," said Eyad Shihabi managing director, HP Middle East. "The new appointment comes at a time when HP is investing significantly in Qatar and the region, with the Qatari market seen as an area of major growth which Walid is ideal to pioneer."

Gomaa manages the HP Storage Business across the Middle East. Since joining in March 2009, Walid's focus has been to drive HP storage solutions in the market place. Walid is  leading a team of sales, presales and business development professionals who are executing HP Storage strategy in the region.

Gomaa has more than 25 years of experience in the Middle East IT field, covering a wide range of areas including sales, marketing and product management. Gomaa has also gained experience previously with other IT companies.  

Gomaa has a successful track record of sales leadership with key customers in Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and UAE.