Huawei has announced that Omar Akar will join the leadership team of the Middle East division of its new Cloud and AI Business Group, in the role of Regional Vice President and Managing Director.
With extensive experience within the information and communications technology (ICT) sector within the region, Akar will drive the growth and development of the Cloud and AI Business Group, while contributing to the Middle East’s continued digitization initiatives and AI computing power.
Akar brings more than 16 years of experience to his new role, having worked with clients around the region throughout his career. His areas of expertise include multi-cloud, modern infrastructure, data protection, modern applications, and business intelligence.
Speaking on the appointment, Li Shi, President of Huawei Cloud and AI Business Group in the Middle East, said: “With Omar’s extensive experience, the Huawei Cloud and AI Business Group will strengthen its optimization process to enable Middle East enterprises in becoming more agile and automate the delivery of next-generation services. Omar’s expertise makes him well-positioned to contribute to our ambitions while enabling Huawei partners to realize their digital transformation goals.”