Cisco names new MD for Middle East

Jason McGee-Abe
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Cisco Middle East has appointed Ziad Salameh as managing director for its West Region

Ziad Salameh - Cisco 280 x 183Salameh is tasked with leading Cisco’s business and operations in Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, the Levant and Iraq to capitalise on the opportunities created by digitisation.

“At Cisco, we are playing a leading role in helping countries, industries and businesses develop and implement digital roadmaps and transformations that deliver tangible outcomes. This is a time of great change and growing opportunities and the appointment of Ziad to lead our West Region reflects our ambitions and strategic direction in these markets,” said Mike Weston, vice president for Cisco Middle East.

“As a seasoned leader and technology executive, Ziad’s proven ability to deliver customer success and depth of expertise in working closely with governments and enterprises will accelerate the momentum on digitisation in the region.”

Salameh, who joined Cisco in 2009 and has over 24 years’ industry experience with a track record of people development, innovation and business transformation, added: “I am honoured to lead the way into new digital business transformation initiatives with Cisco’s leading solutions portfolio to help our customers and partners reap the benefits of a digital ecosystem that delivers tangible and sustainable growth, and which helps them become more competitive.” GTB