EMC Egypt announced that Mohamed Talaat has been appointed Vice President for Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt and Libya to lead and drive the company’s business strategy across these high growth markets.
The announcement comes as EMC continues to focus on establishing an experienced and qualified leadership team to continue to direct and lead EMC’s innovation roadmap to meet the needs of both public and private sector enterprises in the region.
Prior to this role, Talaat was responsible for EMC’s business operations across Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egyptand Libya in the role of Regional Managing Director and played crucial role in establishing strategic customer, channel and industry relationships that have been instrumental in earning the company a strong market leadership position.
Under his leadership, the company has also won a number of accolades including the prestigious recognition as the Number One Company to Work for in Saudi Arabia by the Great Place to Work (GPTW) Institute. In Turkey as well, the Great Place to Work (GPTW) Institute awarded EMC the recognitions of the Best Employer of IT 2014 and among the Top 3 Best Employers in Turkey in 2014. Talaat has also been credited with building and leading a strong, qualified team of professionals, ultimately establishing the foundation for driving double digit growth across the region.
Talaat who will be based out of EMC’s offices in Riyadh will report directly to Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President for Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East (TEEAM region).
Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East (TEEAM) at EMC Corporation, said, “Over the last several years, Mohamed has made exceptional efforts to win a leading position across one of EMC’s fastest-growing regions.”
“EMC is fortunate to have such a dedicated and talented team of leaders like Talaat who continue to possess a deep understanding of the needs of the different markets and individual stakeholders and who exhibit an utmost commitment to supporting and enabling each of the individual stakeholders within this vibrant ICT community, to achieve their own objectives. I remain confident that Talaat will take us further, achieving new wins and successes for this community as a whole,” he added.
Mohamed Talaat, Vice President, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Libya and Turkey, said, “I am both proud and honored to assume responsibility for EMC’s rapidly growing business operations across this vast and dynamic region. The last few years at EMC have given me the opportunity to work with some of the best minds in the business and to bring customers the best value of the innovation that surrounds us today.This is a cause that remains close to my heart. I look forward to continuing on this exciting growth path in the months to come.”