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Synechron gets new MD for Middle East

Vimal Sethi named managing director for regional operations

Sethi is responsible for driving expansion plans across the MENA.
Sethi is responsible for driving expansion plans across the MENA.

Synechron, a global IT consulting and outsourcing firm, has announced a new appointment, which it said is aimed at strengthening its strategy and operations in the MENA region. Vimal Sethi has been named the new managing director at Synechron Middle East and he will be based at the company's regional headquarters in Dubai.

As the managing director for the Middle East, Sethi will be responsible for driving expansion plans across the MENA region. He will also be focusing on building relations with key enterprise businesses from the private and public sectors, existing customers and partners in the region.

According the vendor, the new appointment highlights the company's strategic ambition to solve the toughest technological challenges for clients, to offer high-end, skilled resources and 24x7 global delivery capabilities.

Faisal Husain, CEO at Synechron commented: "Vimal brings to the table vast experience in the IT domain combined with deep understanding of the industry. I am delighted that Vimal has chosen to be part of a fast growing company like Synechron. I am sure he will contribute significantly to the unique benefits Synechron brings in offering in-depth expertise in our core verticals, delivering customised solutions and services around major financial software and technology products."

"I look forward to working closely with Synechron's dynamic team to experience further successes to the ones achieved over more than a decade of operations," stated Sethi. He added that: "Faisal has a vision and clarity that I look for in a leader and everyone I have met at Synechron so far has impressed me. The impressive growth recorded in the IT industry, underlines the importance and potential that the MENA region has for Synechron. We will continue to further invest in the region and support our clients here to realise further successes."

Having previously worked as the vice president and general manager at Infusion Development Middle East, Sethi brings over 20 years of experience in technology, IT, software and consulting across the Middle East, US and Europe. Prior to joining Synechron, he served nine years with Microsoft in a number of key roles at the company's corporate headquarters in Seattle, EMEA and most recently with Microsoft Gulf as developer and platform group lead.