Based in Riyadh, Talaat will be responsible for driving the overall strategic development of EMC business in the KSA and will focus on continuing the growth of EMC operations, strengthening strategic customer and channel partner relationships in the Kingdom, as well as managing the entire business of EMC Saudi towards success.
Talaat brings to EMC more than 19 years of collective experience in enterprise IT solutions and business management where he has held a number of senior positions in the region.
“Talaat brings extensive experience in the IT Market and understands the Kingdom’s market very well. With his experience and leadership, I am confident that he will execute the right vision and strategy for EMC’s business in Saudi Arabia and help bring our customers’ satisfaction to higher levels while broadening our relationships with local channel partners,” says Mohammed Amin, VP and GM of EMC Turkey, Middle East and Africa. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a strategic market for EMC and we are very much committed to all our customers in the region”.
Prior to joining EMC, Talaat worked with Microsoft Saudi as a director, Enterprise and Partner Group, for four years where he, while managing the Enterprise Sales Division, developed effective customers and partners oriented strategies to enhance loyalty and the overall customer and partner satisfaction. Talaat assisted large customers in addressing business and technology needs associated with the acquisition, adoption and deployment of Microsoft technologies and products and at the same time engaged and supported a vast enterprise partner ecosystem.
Talaat previously spent more than 12 years at Oracle where was a manager for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Intelligence and Warehousing iOracle Egypt, followed by a move to KSA as its Western Region Manager.
“I am very proud to have been given the opportunity to lead EMC’s operations in one of the most dynamic markets in the region,” says Talaat. “It’s amazing to see the growth and development this region has witnessed over the last few years in the IT sector. My priorities as the new GM of EMC in the KSA will be maintaining EMC growth and leadership in the market while adding new successes, meeting our customers’ expectations and empowering them to realise their business objectives with increased value for their investment in our Technologies; and last but not least helping partners grow their businesses and profitability”.
EMC, a global information infrastructure solutions vendor, has appointed Mohamed Talaat, as the company?s GM for its Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) operations.