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New Chief Executive Officer for Link Development

Wednesday, Nov 01, 2017

Towards realizing the vision of creating “a digitally productive world", A15 appoints Sherif Baymouni as the new CEO! 

A15 and Link Development are pleased to announce the appointment of Sherif Bayoumi, as the CEO of Link Development, the global technology solutions provider with focus on MEA and one of its biggest portfolio companies.

Effective November 15th, Bayoumi will be leading Link Development’s business operations across four regional offices, in more than 24 markets around the globe with a team of over 600 professionals.

Setting his eyes on a stronger growth for Link Development on the regional landscape and opening new opportunities for global market expansion, Bayoumi, the newly appointed CEO said: “I will bring the enablement needed for Link Development to create new agile ways in doing business, new distinctive approaches to manage the digital transformation journeys of our customers, and new impactful ways to work together in a more productive environment.” 

Sherif brings in a whopping experience of more than 30 years in the information technology industry demonstrating business and technical excellence in managing technology and services business units and organizations across the Middle East and Africa.

“We are excited with this appointment. With Bayoumi’s deep expertise and agile leadership style, we will realize our vision of creating “a digitally productive world”. Together, we will work to provide regional and global customers with innovative and effective ways for business transformation using integrated and inventive digital experiences,” Link Development Board of Directors announced.

“I am extremely excited to join Link Development, the very well recognized digital solutions and services organization in the Middle East and it is an honor to be part of a very successful team. Our business relationship started in 2000 and grew by time into a trusted partnership. With the help and support of the team, we will continue to drive good momentum and successful business. We will have more and more satisfied customers & partners. I will work on making Link Development the best place to work for and this will not be achieved except by having the right strategy to retain our talented people and attract more talented ones,” added Bayoumi.

Prior to joining Link Development, Bayoumi had spent 18 years leading different segments and countries within Microsoft where he managed a big portfolio of technologies with public sector, enterprise customers and services group in Egypt, Saudi and Bahrain. Most recently, he was the Services Director (Egypt, Nigeria, NEPA, WECA) at Microsoft MEA; managing the services’ business in 54 countries.

“We believe that Sherif possesses the right mindset to lead Link Development into its future expansion and international growth, and we look forward to an exciting long journey full of achievements together,” said Fadi Antaki, CEO of A15.

We are delighted to welcome Sherif on board!

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