Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced that Mohammad Alrehaili has been appointed as Managing Director of HPE in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf, including Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. He will start with immediate effect and will work across HPE’s offices in the Kingdom. Under his direction, HPE will enable customers in the region to accelerate outcomes and unlock value from their data, while leveraging cloud-like flexibility with optimized edge-to-cloud solutions.
An accomplished Information and Communication Technology expert, Mohammad brings over 15 years of experience working in the technology industry in both the public and private sectors. He joins from Mobily, where he served as a Senior Vice President for Business Sales and was responsible for leading a major transformative sales strategy across government, private, and SME sectors in the Kingdom, successfully growing Mobily’s B2B sales unit. Prior to this, he worked at Cisco Systems in Riyadh, where he has held several roles including channel sales and business development for Saudi Arabia, Gulf, LEVANT, and Turkey markets.
“At HPE we have technology solutions that support our customers to accelerate innovation, reduce cost and increase efficiency,” said Marc Waters, Managing Director for the UK, Ireland, Middle East, and Africa at HPE. “With the appointment of Mohammad, we now also have the right leader for HPE’s business in the Kingdom and Gulf. We are delighted to welcome such a sharp and talented individual who has a proven track record of transforming businesses. His strong ties with the government will play a crucial role in the realization of our efforts and commitment towards the Vision 2030 objectives. We are firmly committed to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and will continue to invest in both our business and the best talent to achieve the bold goals we have set.”
Today, companies are looking for modern IT infrastructure services that are highly flexible, scalable, agile, and cost-efficient while they plan to expand their footprint in the region. Mohammad’s priority is to raise HPE’s profile by addressing the requirements of the region and spearheading this next phase of growth from infrastructure services to hybrid and multi-cloud services in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.
“It is a great privilege to join a leading global technology company like HPE and have the opportunity to lead its business in Saudi Arabia and Gulf,” said Mohammad Alrehaili, Managing Director for Saudi Arabia and Gulf at HPE. “These are exciting times for the Kingdom and Gulf. We see more and more organizations implementing digital transformation initiatives and adopting cloud operating models to increase efficiency and meet their commitment to a sustainable world, whilst allowing for more investment towards their goals in line with the Vision 2030 objectives. I am excited to build on HPE’s success with HPE GreenLake and look forward to working with Marc, our team here in Riyadh and colleagues around the world, as well as our partners, and customers to accelerate innovation in the Kingdom.”
With the setup of an innovation center, Saudization programme, office renovation and modernization to strategic partnerships with public and private sector companies, HPE has made significant investments in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.