In a step to to place stronger focus on leveraging its diverse portfolio of products across hospitality, educational, office and government buildings, Aldes Middle East (ME), a leading global solutions provider for fire protection, ventilation and air distribution, has announced the appointment of Ahmed Saleh as the new managing director for its International Division operations, Trade Arabia reported. Aldes has also opened its new subsidiary offices in Doha as part of the efforts to best serve its customers in Qatar. Morane Rey-Huet, executive vice president, Aldes ME, said: “To further expand our presence in the region, we are now accelerating our innovations and developing newer products that can not only address the challenges of these industry segments but also provide confidence and security to our clients.” “We are also proud to announce the appointment of Ahmed Saleh as the new managing director for Aldes ME’s International Division. We are confident that his vast experience and known leadership skills will play a significant role in the company’s efforts to grow further,” Rey-Huet added. Saleh brings over 18 years of experience mainly focused in the safety and security industry, having previously worked with leading companies and brands like Tyco International, DSC, Bentel, Thorn and TFS Int’l.