(MENAFN - Arab News) Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has announced the appointment of Abed Al-Jawad Qasem as vice-president for its IT business in Saudi Arabia.
Qasem is mandated to lead the IT business in Saudi Arabia.
Towards this objective, he is tasked to plan and implement strategies that drive growth, profitable revenue streams and market expansion.
He is also responsible for overseeing the effective implementation of APC by Schneider Electric's power protection for residential and business networks and data center infrastructure solutions through targeting enterprise ICT end-users and ensuring partners and distributors gain access to the full IT Business portfolio.
Christophe Campagne, country president-Schneider Electric, said: "We are pleased to have found the right candidate in Abed Al-Jawad to support the growth of our core IT business. His proven track record and ability to take on challenges and convert them into profitable business ventures is a key skill that influenced our decision to entrust him with the strategic market in Saudi Arabia. We are confident he shares the Schneider Electric vision and look forward to seeing the business grow under his leadership."
Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Qasem served in a number of senior business development and general management roles with leading regional companies including software house Access to Arabia, Microsoft partner STS Group, Motorola partner NASCO, Alcatel Lucent partner Gulf Communications, and Cisco Gold Partner Data Consult.