Juniper Networks has announced the appointment of Yarob Sakhnini as head of Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META). In this role, Sakhnini is responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning and operations across Juniper’s META business.
Prior to joining Juniper, Sakhnini held several senior management and technical posts at Brocade Communications. He previously worked for Foundry, 3Com and CNS, also in technical and sales roles. Throughout his career of more than 20 years in the high-tech industry, Sakhnini has focused on META and has thorough knowledge and understanding of the region’s market landscape across service providers, private enterprises and the public sector.
“Digital transformation in this region continues to gain ground, with many smart cities and other leading-edge projects, such as Dubai’s Expo 2020, in ongoing development. Automated, scalable and secure networks are at the heart of these projects, enabling organisations across the region to achieve new business models and deliver innovative services,” said Yarob Sakhnini, head, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Juniper Networks. “I believe Juniper is ideally positioned to help realise this transformation across META, so I am pleased to be taking on the role at this time.”