VMware has appointed Sam Tayan the director for the company’s Middle East and North Africa region. Tayan will be based in Dubai and responsible for delivering VMware’s sales strategy and customer service operations in the region.
Tayan has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry across Europe and the Middle East. He will work closely with customers in order to drive cloud and virtualization solutions helping organizations lower cost, enhance security and become more agile.
“Enterprises in the Middle East are primarily concerned with providing secure access to an increasingly mobile workforce and managing the burgeoning diversity of data, applications and devices needed to run their business,”said Jean-Pierre Brulard, vice president for the South region of EMEA, VMware.
Prior to his appointment, Tayan was regional director for Getronics Middle East as well as management positions at Sun Microsystems, EMC UK, and Veritas Software. The appointment comes after the recent naming of Dr. Chawapol Jariyawiroj VMware country manager for Thailand.