XipLink has named Omar Diab as the firm’s Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia (EMEAA) regions and he will be based in Dubai, UAE.
He will initially focus on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) area while also picking up overall management responsibility for existing XipLink sales teams in Europe and Asia. The EMEAA markets have been growing rapidly for XipLink with focus on Cellular Backhaul, Telco’s, Maritime, Defense and Mobility.
Strategic partnerships across the regions and rapid growth, calls for regional presence and focus with a keen understanding of the market challenges and diversified landscapes. In his recent 13 year tenure at iDirect, Omar was responsible for growing the Middle East region dating back to the inception of their regional Dubai office in 2007. He also has a solid technical background in the satellite communications space where he setup networks all over the MENA region. He has extensive experience in sales and management of Telcos, MNOs, Satellite Operators as well as Gov’t and Defense sectors.
Jack Waters, the CEO at XipLink, said, “We have known Omar for many years and enjoy working alongside him on various satellite networking projects. Now that he is moving to the network optimization business, XipLink is very fortunate to obtain his sales leadership at exactly the right time.”