02 Sep New MD for Cisco Middle East
Shukri Eid has been appointed managing director of Cisco Middle East’s East Region where he will lead Cisco’s business in the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen.
Commenting on Shukri’s appointment, Mike Weston, vice president for Cisco Middle East said, “This is a dynamic time where we are experiencing fast-paced changes and evolving trends across industries. As a technology leader, our focus is on accelerating our ability to respond to our customer and partner needs in support of their aspirations. Shukri Eid is a passionate leader with an extensive track record of achievements under his belt, and I am confident of our ability to capture the tremendous opportunities that exist across our markets with him at the helm of the East Region. His management expertise and profound appreciation for the opportunities presented by digitization position us ideally to execute against our strategic priorities and drive continued growth.”
In addition to his focus on developing and delivering on business strategy, Shukri will champion people development and build on the momentum achieved in making Cisco one of the most attractive places to work for top talent in the technology sector.
“I look forward to my new role during what is an exciting time for Cisco and the region. The time is ripe to harness the power of digitization and there is greater need from our partners, customers and governments across our markets to help accelerate their journeys towards becoming smarter, more competitive and more connected in the new economy,” said Eid.