Avaya announced the appointment of Maan Al-Shakarchi as the Head of Networking in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Al-Shakarchi began his career at Avaya in 2005 as part of the Nortel team and most recently led Avaya’s networking business for the Global Growth Markets Theatre, overseeing key networking implementations with customers such as Al Noor Hospital, Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Financial Market.
In his new role, Al-Shakarchi will be responsible for driving sales of Avaya’s networking solutions across the region with a focus on its SDN Fx networking technology. He will report directly to Nidal Abou-Ltaif, president for Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Al-Shakarchi has worked in the technology industry for more than 15 years. He has worked in the Middle East since 2002 and is based in Dubai. He has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.