Huawei appoints new MD and VP
Huawei has announced the appointment of Alaa Elshimy in the role of Managing Director and Vice President for Huawei Enterprise Business Group, Middle East. Elshimy will be responsible for overseeing the company’s continued growth in the region.
“We are pleased to welcome Alaa to the Huawei leadership team as a seasoned business leader who brings a wealth of ICT expertise to the Enterprise Business Group (EBG) along with more than 25 years of ICT management capability in banking, oil & gas, telecom and smart government sectors,” said Terry He, President of Huawei Enterprise, Middle East.
He added, “Huawei’s rapid growth in the region fueled by demand for new ICT solutions calls for strong ICT leadership skills, which Huawei found in Alaa’s impressive background and history of achievements.”
Elshimy brings a wealth of experience in the regional ICT sector with a career that spans more than 25 years – of which the last 16 years were with HP. Prior to joining Huawei, Elshimy was Managing Director and Vice President of HP Enterprise Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa, where he specialised in leveraging global resources, team capabilities and customer relationships.
“Huawei is experiencing tremendous growth thanks to its customer-centricity and commitment to developing new ICT solutions through leading innovation that stems from its R&D-driven culture,” said Elshimy. “I am excited to be part of this phenomenal organisation that has established itself as a global ICT leader in such a short span of time, and that is building a successful future based on delivering customer service excellence and innovative technologies for a better connected world.”