Cisco has announced the appointment of Salman Abdulghani Faqeeh as managing director for Cisco Saudi Arabia replacing Haytham Abdulrahman Al-Ohali, vice minister of communications and information technology.
In his new position, Faqeeh will be spearheading Cisco’s operations in Saudi Arabia, focusing toward the vision and strategy of digital transformation agenda in the Kingdom, and leading plans and programs across various sectors in line with Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program.
Faqeeh brings with him a wealth of experience from his diverse roles and positions.
He has previously implemented a nationwide vision and strategy that provides value to Cisco customers and partners.
“Saudi Arabia’s commitment of making the most of modern technology to deliver positive economic and social results makes the Kingdom a thriving and promising market. We are undoubtedly witnessing a pivotal change in the Kingdom’s path to economic growth and development,” said David Meads, vice president, Middle East and Africa.
“I am confident that Salman Faqeeh makes this transition phase easier and smoother, as he has extensive experience with Cisco and has a distinguished leadership qualities and business insight.”
Faqeeh said: “I am really looking forward to serving to the best of my abilities as Cisco’s managing director and will dedicate my efforts toward leveraging our digital transformation capabilities to achieve a prosperous future for Saudi Arabia.”