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3Com appoints Mahmoud El-Ali as new General Manager for Middle East

Mahmoud El-Ali has been appointed as 3Com's General Manager in the Middle East, based in Dubai, UAE.

Mr El-Ali has 20 years experience in the IT industry mainly in the Middle East. He brings to the position a vast knowledge in management, Technology Sales and Services.

Mahmoud is responsible for managing 3Com teams, defining strategy, and driving sales across the Middle East region with immediate effect.

“3Com is committed to providing the highest level of service and support to customers in the Middle East, as well as maximising the tremendous growth opportunities across the entire region,” says Mike Ansley, 3Com’s EMEA Vice President and General Manager.

“To this end, we have identified a General Manager who is focused on customer satisfaction, operational excellence and developing innovative solutions that benefit our customers and partners. Mahmoud El-Ali’s extensive experience in technology and professional services matches perfectly with 3Com’s customer focus – as underlined by our recent successful move to bring our professional services in-house for better customer service.”

Most recently, Mr El-Ali was with Computer Associates, where he held various positions including Regional Manager for Technology Services for EMEA-EAST, and General Manager for the Gulf region.

Prior to this, Mr El-Ali was Regional Manager of GBM, IBM’s networking and security operation in the Gulf region.

He was also Regional Professional Services Manager for NCR for the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

“3Com is committed to investing in and expanding our technical resources, sales and partner management, and service and support teams in this region,” says Mahmoud El-Ali.

“We have a rich history of providing innovative solutions for organizations in the Middle East, including Aspire, Arab National Bank and the American University in Beirut, and we will continue to contribute to the success of local customers.”

Mahmoud El-Ali, 43, is Lebanese and speaks Arabic, English and French and gained his degree in Electronics Engineering from the Lebanese University.