EMC, a global leader in the IT industry, today announced that it is broadening the scope of Mohamed Talaat’s role as Regional Managing Director, adding the company’s operations in Turkey to his existing management responsibilities in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Libya.
In this role, Talaat is responsible for driving the overall strategic development of EMC’s business across these markets, with a key focus on continuing the growth of EMC operations, strengthening strategic customer and channel partner relationships in the region. Talaat will also help to accelerate EMC customers’ journeys to cloud computing through innovative products and services, while helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
Talaat has over 20 years of collective in-depth experience in enterprise IT solutions and business management and has held a number of senior positions across the region. Prior to joining EMC in 2010 as General Manager for Saudi Arabia, Talaat spent five years at Microsoft as Regional Director, Strategic Alliances for the Middle East and Africa region; and more than 12 years at Oracle Middle East and Africa.
Under Talaat’s leadership, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Libya have significantly contributed to driving EMC’s commitment to help customers maximize the value of their corporate data at every stage in the information lifecycle.
Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of EMC Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, said, “Talaat has been with EMC for over four years and has proven to be an important asset to us and our customers. His ample levels of expertise and exemplary leadership have contributed to the significant growth of EMC’s market share and revenues over the years. I look forward to seeing his continued successes reflected in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Libya and Turkey. With Talaat’s help we remain committed to helping our customers in the region to build upon the successful merits of cloud computing and Big Data, as well as easing their transformational process.”
Mohamed Talaat, Regional Managing Director of EMC Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt and Libya said, “I am very proud to be part of the EMC family and to help further expand our reach to customers in Turkey. I will continuously strive to exceed customers’ expectations and keep them ahead of the game, and to provide them with return on their IT investments. My mission is to accelerate the journeys that our customers are making to the cloud and Big Data and to play a role in helping them transform their IT infrastructure and preparing them for a new era of IT. We will further help them to capitalize on the massive business and enhanced services opportunities that technology can enable.”
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