Citrix appoints new vice president for MEA
Dubai, July 21, 2013
US-based software company Citrix has appointed Johnny Karam as its new vice president for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Karam brings extensive sales experience and will focus on driving awareness and adoption of mobile work styles across MEA, as customers in the region increase adoption of mobility, desktop virtualisation and cloud computing technologies.
He will be responsible for generating new business opportunities and cultivating the company’s valued partner ecosystem in the region.
“Karam’s previous success in driving growth in emerging markets will be a significant asset to the future success of Citrix business across the MEA region; it is a high growth market with significant opportunity to influence workplace transformation. His leadership skills, expertise and experience in technology coupled with his extensive knowledge of the enterprise market all ensure that he will be a great addition to the Citrix team,” said Carlos Sartorius, vice president and general manager, EMEA.
Prior to joining Citrix Karam held the position of managing director, Middle East and French speaking Africa at Symantec. Based in Dubai, Karam has also worked for NavLink and Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie in Paris. - TradeArabia News Service