EMC Corporation has announced that Mohamed Talaat, currently the General Manager of EMC Saudi Arabia, will now also manage the company's operations in Egypt and Libya.
In this role, Talaat will be responsible for driving the overall strategic development of EMC's business in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Libya, continuing the growth of EMC operations and strengthening EMC's strategic customer and channel partner relationships. He will also be responsible for helping customers accelerate their journey to the cloud and capitalise on the massive opportunity that cloud computing and Big Data represent.
Talaat, who is based in EMC's offices in Riyadh, will continue to report to Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager responsible for EMC's sales efforts in Turkey, Emerging Africa and the Middle East (TEAM) and Europe East.
Talaat brings more than 20 years of experience in enterprise IT solutions and business management to EMC, having held a number of senior positions in the region. Prior to joining EMC in 2010 as General Manager for Saudi Arabia, Talaat spent four years at Microsoft Saudi Arabia as Regional Director, Strategic Alliances, Middle East and Africa and more than 12 years at Oracle Egypt.