Microsoft Jordan names new country manager
Amman, May 19, 2011
Microsoft Jordan has appointed Husni Khuffash as its new country manager in Jordan.
Khuffash will spearhead Microsoft’s operations in the Kingdom by enduring the company’s contribution to the development of the ICT sector, enhancing its relationships with the Government of Jordan, customers and partner base, in addition to introducing the latest Microsoft innovations to the Kingdom.
“Over the last decade, Microsoft has had a very active and successful operation that has contributed in a number of positive ways to the Kingdom’s National ICT Strategy including consultations on best practices, training, technical and material support, knowledge transfer, investments in various initiatives and projects, in addition to supporting local ventures,” said Khuffash.
“As the new country manager for Microsoft Jordan, I will continue to build on that successful path to facilitate the use and adoption of technology in the public and private sectors, and ensure that our ecosystem will completely benefit from Microsoft’s wide range of innovative technologies,” he added.
Walid Abu-Hadba, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) group, said: “I am delighted and honored that Husni Khuffash is leading Microsoft’s operations in Jordan as the new country manager.”
“Husni has a proven outstanding track record, which is apparent through the remarkable achievements under his leadership at Aramex, Maktoob and Google. We are confident that he will further enhance Microsoft’s foundation in Jordan.”
Khuffash is an entrepreneur and management professional with over 17 years of experience developing and implementing strategic initiatives across industries including IT, fast-paced businesses, and online and social media, a statement said.
Khuffash has a BA of Law from Amman University and an Executive MBA from London Business School. – TradeArabia News Service
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