Global Knowledge Appoints New MEA Managing Director

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia- Oct 11, 2016 - Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT training and learning services, announces the appointment of Wael Khattab as its new managing director for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). This position is an integral part of the company's recent global expansion efforts and will bring a particular focus on the Middle East and Africa, which are among the fastest growing regions for Global Knowledge.

Wael Khattab has more than 20 years of experience in the IT and business training industry as a strategist and leader. As a former MEA Operations Director, Khattab has established the largest pool of talents in IT training field in the Middle East and Africa in which helped Global Knowledge to rapidly satisfy the increasing demand in the region. In his position as the new Managing Director, Khattab will preside over all regional business operations, vendors and strategic alliances. He was a shareholder of Synergy Professional Services before their acquisition by Global Knowledge in 2007.

"As the Middle East and Africa grow, my priority is to ensure that we maintain a clear focus on sales execution as well as leveraging our capabilities and scale," said Global Knowledge EMEA President, Paul Renucci. "With a single leader in this region, like Wael, we will be able to serve the MEA market strategically and effectively."

Managing Director, MEA, Khattab said, "I believe that the only way to sustain our regional prosperity is upgrading it. As we expand globally, my role now is pledging the activities and actions necessary to confer our customers unrivaled training experience will take place."

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