BT taps former HPE head to lead MENA operations
Eyad Shihabi tasked with advancing the company’s digital transformation agenda
Former HPE executive Eyad Shihabi will now lead BT operations in the region.
As the newly appointed vice president for the Middle East and North Africa region, Shihabi will help BT drive digital transformation agenda in business and public sectors across the region, the company said.
Kevin Taylor, president, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, BT, highlighted Shihabi’s experience in the region which he said will help guide and steer its customers on their digital transformation journeys. Shihabi has more than two decades of management experience across the technology industry and beyond.
“BT enjoys an enviable position on the local market, serving some of the best known names not only locally, but globally. With the great team in place, I look forward to building further on that position and help existing and new customers address their various needs ranging from global connectivity to deployment of latest collaboration tools, as well as migration to the cloud and digital transformation,” Shihabi said.
Shihabi holds a graduate degree in Computer Engineering from California State University, Long Beach, and a Master of Business Administration from National University in San Diego, California. An active member across several industry bodies and organisations, Shihabi has served as vice chairman on the business and technology committee of Airport Council International (ACI) World’s North America chapter.