Kaspersky announced the appointment of Rashed Al Momani as the General Manager of Middle East, Egypt, Rwanda, and Pakistan. As the company expands its presence in the region, operations in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will be led by Mohamad Hashem as the newly appointed General Manager for the two countries.
In 2022, Kaspersky witnessed a 3% YoY growth in its B2B portfolio in the Middle East, Turkiye and Africa region. In his new role, Rashed will build on this momentum in the Middle East by driving Kaspersky’s B2B enterprise product portfolio, build stronger and successful partnerships across economic sectors, focus on customer base expansion, and effectively meet the growing business and customer needs.
In addition to leading business operations, Rashed will shoulder the responsibility of building national capabilities and nurturing a skilled, future-ready cybersecurity talent in the countries under his region. He will also work along with Kaspersky customers and partners to amplify efforts to increase the level of cybersecurity awareness.
Rashed joined Kaspersky in 2015 as an Account Manager in Qatar. He has advanced through holding leadership positions within the Sales & Marketing Department, and successfully managed multiple national projects.
Commenting on his recent appointment, Rashed Al Momani, General Manager of Middle East, Egypt, Rwanda and Pakistan at Kaspersky said, “I’m very excited to take on this role and enable organizations and customers in the Middle East navigate through opportunities and challenges they face as we advance into an era influenced by dynamic technology trends such as Metaverse, IoT, Blockchain, cloud and so on. The level of cybersecurity awareness is growing in the region, but cybersecurity is also constantly evolving, especially as new technologies and trends are adopted. In this scenario, my team and I want to ensure our customers and partners are prepared and equipped with the right expertise, solutions and capabilities that can guide them through the unknown.”
Amir Kanaan, Managing Director of Kaspersky for the Middle East, Turkiye and Africa said, “We are pleased to have Rashed Al Momani as the General Manager of the Middle East region. From the very beginning, Rashed has proven to be an asset for Kaspersky and has built strong relationships with our customers. We believe he will continue building stronger relationships and position our company as a trusted advisor in cybersecurity to every organization.”