Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 45 | Page 56

SAP names Mohammed Samy as managing director for Egypt
Mohammed Samy , Managing Director , SAP Egypt

Mohammed Samy has been named as the new managing director for SAP

Egypt . Samy replaces Hoda Mansour who has been promoted to head of Business Process Intelligence ( BPI ) for SAP Europe , Middle East and Africa .
An Egyptian national with more than 20 years of experience in the Middle East in successfully growing the technology sector , Samy ’ s primary focus will be to help Egyptian customers innovate and run their businesses at their best . In his role , he will accelerate SAP ’ s presence and in-country knowledge of best practices , while contributing to business sustainability and Egypt ’ s Digital Transformation .
“ It is a great honor to have the opportunity to contribute to Egypt ’ s development and to Digital Transformation across different sectors and domains ,” said Samy . “ We will leverage SAP ’ s unrivalled industry competence , innovations and technologies and spare no efforts to ensure that Egypt ’ s development and economic growth goals are achieved and surpassed .”
Under Mansour ’ s leadership , SAP completely transformed its position in the Egyptian market , working closely with the government , private sector and start-ups to support Egypt ’ s Vision 2030 .
“ It was a privilege to lead SAP in Egypt for more than three years ,” said Mansour . “ In my new role , covering 75 countries , Egypt will continue to be a focus for me , leveraging the country ’ s digital leadership as a springboard for working with customers and partners .”
Huawei appoints Steven Yi as regional president for Middle East

Huawei , a global provider of information and communications technology ( ICT ) infrastructure and smart devices , has announced the appointment of Steven Yi as president for the Middle East . In his role , Yi will work with both regional and global ICT ecosystem partners towards Huawei ’ s vision to bring digital to every person , home and organisation for a fully connected , intelligent world .

The appointment comes as Huawei continues to strengthen its leadership role in the ICT industry , supporting nations in the region with their post-COVID recovery through the expansion of open , secure and innovative digital infrastructure .
“ The Middle East and Africa region is an incredibly dynamic geography . Huawei has been proud to serve governments , telecom operators , enterprises and consumers here over recent decades ,” noted Yi . “ Today , national digitisation plans around the Fourth Industrial Revolution are truly breathtaking in their scope . With this in mind , Huawei will continue to invest in its partners and its people to serve the businesses of tomorrow , and assist nations in achieving their development visions .”
Yi will be responsible for directing the company ’ s operations across all countries and all Huawei business groups in the region . In addition , he will guide the company ’ s strategic direction , cultivate highlevel stakeholder relationships and play an active role in supporting the adoption of Huawei solutions .
Steven Yi , Regional President , Middle East , Huawei