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EnterpriseDB appoints new EMEA marketing lead

Hesham El Komy will develop the vendor’s new channel programme in the region

El Komy will drive the company's channel development initiatives and training programmes.
El Komy will drive the company's channel development initiatives and training programmes.

EnterpriseDB, a provider of enterprise-class PostgreSQL products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, has announced that Hesham El Komy has been appointed to lead its EMEA marketing initiatives, as the company builds its presence in the Middle East market.

El Komy's main focus is to develop a new channel programme, which will be introduced worldwide for EnterpriseDB. He will also promote the company's training initiatives, orchestrate regional events and introduce joint marketing activities with strategic global OEM partners.

"The increased demand for open source technology, particularly at the heart of enterprises' data strategies has been especially rapid in Europe, the Middle East and Africa," said Sandor Klein, general manager, EMEA, EnterpriseDB.

Klein added: "We recognise the need to build out our brand in this market, grow our partner ecosystem and meet local market demand.  Hesham brings a wealth of experience from both the open source and high tech industries. We look forward to building a strong business together."

Having been in the technology industry for 14 years, Hesham has held several roles at open source software maker Red.