Brocade names key ME sales officials
Dubai, February 2, 2012
Brocade, a leader in networking solutions, has announced the addition of several industry veterans to its regional sales team.
Sufian Dweik will assume the role of MENA regional manager. In this position, he will oversee all aspects of sales management including product education, sales training and strategy development to ensure the company's continued growth the region.
Dweik has a breadth of experience with 18 years’ IT industry experience, 12 of which were in the Middle East. He spent the last six years at Cisco leading the vendor’s Abu Dhabi Public Sector team.
Prior to Cisco, Dweik spent 10 years at Hewlett Packard; five years as a technical account manager in California and the rest in the Middle East as IT service and sales manager.
Khaled Kamel has been appointed channel territory manager Mena. His primary task in this role will be to evolve Brocade’s Mena channel portfolio.
He will lead the adoption of a highly channel-driven business strategy, involving in-depth analysis of market trends in order to increase the performance of existing channel partners, and look to identify new channel partners to support Brocade’s growing business.
Prior to Brocade, Kamel ran his own management consulting company and was a general manager for Lenovo Middle East.
Abdul Rehman Tariq has joined Brocade as technical account manager Mena. Tasked with channel enablement, his priorities will involve identifying new channel partners and ensuring they are equipped with the tools necessary to sell Brocade’s portfolio of network solutions.
Prior to joining Brocade, Rehman worked for Siemens, Cisco and most recently Juniper where he was a technical account manager.
“The networking business in the Middle East is growing at an exponential rate, and customers are demanding more and more from their environments,” said Manu Bonnassie, regional director - Central Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMA) at Brocade.
“These new appointments bring with them a wealth of experience and in-depth understanding of the regional market, helping Brocade to further address the needs of local customers and channel partners,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service