Nokia Networks, Najm to head Nokia Networks MEA operations, Technology Times

Najm to head Nokia Networks MEA operations

Najm to head Nokia Networks MEA operations

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Nokia Networks has announced the appointment of Bernard Najm as vice president and head of its business in Middle East and Africa (MEA) with effect from December 15, 2014.
[su_quote]Middle East and Africa remains an important market for Nokia Networks’ mobile broadband business. As a specialist in mobile broadband, the company says it is committed to helping its operator customers in the region to build and run world-class mobile broadband networks smoothly and cost efficiently[/su_quote]
Najm, who will be based in Dubai, is currently leading the business in the sub-region called “SKIL” – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, and Levant that includes Lebanon, Jordan and Syria.
Ashish Chowdhary, executive vice president Asia, Middle East and Africa at Nokia Networks, says “I welcome Bernard Najm as head of the region, and I am confident that with his strong track record in customer relationship and deep understanding of the regional market, he will drive the business to the next level, tapping into the region’s growth potential. He is a team player and brings with him proven management expertise as well as sales and negotiation skills. He has played a vital role in growing revenue and profitability in his current and previous roles.”
Najm has 18 years of experience with a wide competence base covering management, business and technical aspects in mobile and fixed telecom networks. He has been serving the company since 1996 and has held several senior management positions in several countries in Europe and the Middle East. He holds a Masters degree in Telecommunications and Bachelors in Electrical Engineering.
Middle East and Africa remains an important market for Nokia Networks’ mobile broadband business. As a specialist in mobile broadband, the company says it is committed to helping its operator customers in the region to build and run world-class mobile broadband networks smoothly and cost efficiently.
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