Cisco announced that it has created two new posts of general manager for Bahrain and Kuwait, to boost growth in both countries.
New features dealing with Hani El-Kukhun of Kuwait, Mohamad Hassoun and Bahrain, with immediate effect. The two general managers report to Tarek Ghoul, general manager of Cisco in the Gulf.
“Bahrain and Kuwait, account for strategic growth opportunities for Cisco, since these two countries continue to implement reforms, while seeking competitive advantages and increase productivity. Given his experience and proven, and see their country Hani Mohamad holistic help Cisco grow in Bahrain and Kuwait, “Ghoul said.
Hassoun has been with Cisco since 2006 and previously was general manager and vice president of Gulf and the Levant human resources and training specialists Humansoft, where he will lead the process of taking the company to IPO on the Kuwait Stock Exchange.
“I welcome this challenge to further strengthen Cisco’s position as a leader in the ICT sector in Bahrain. Bahrain is already established as an excellent place to do business, such as progressive telecommunications regulatory framework is encouraging the nation and its citizens, to harness the power of the network to increase productivity levels, support to accelerate GDP growth rates and an increasingly higher level of life, “Hassoun said.
El-Kukhun was previously responsible for the creation of Cisco’s telecommunications business in Kuwait, in cooperation with local operators such as Zain and Wataniya, and he has held roles with Xerox and TELUS in North America.
El-Kukhun said: “Kuwait is a key market for us, and I am sure that in collaboration with the experienced team of Cisco will not only be able to grow Cisco’s business in Kuwait, but also the support of government and key organizations to help people connect, communicate and collaborate. “