Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) is pleased to announce the appointment of Zaidoun Arbad who joined StarLink’s leadership team in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer.
A forward thinking and innovative leader with extensive experience spanning nearly two decades in the META region, Zaidoun brings a combination of sales prowess, operational excellence, financial leadership and global go-to-market expertise.
As COO, Zaidoun will lead Channel, Customer Success, Operations and direct the company’s Finance and Administrative functions. A very strategic position in the continued improvement to StarLink’s operational effectiveness.
"StarLink is experiencing accelerated growth with the success of its unbeatable strategy. We disrupted the market 15 years ago by pioneering best-in-class Value Added Distribution. It’s a tremendous pleasure to join StarLink’s team, and I am incredibly energized to help lead the company to the next level in its global dominance tied with operational excellence" said Zaidoun Arbad.
Prior to joining StarLink, Zaidoun held various positions at Cisco and HP starting with a very successful career in finance and operations, which he progressed into a successful sales career as General Manager for Cisco Kuwait, then as a Regional Channel Head for Gulf & Levant. Most recently Zaidoun has been the regional sales head and General Manager for one of the niche cybersecurity VADs in MEA.
Nidal Othman, Managing Director, StarLink commented that “We welcome Zaidoun to the StarLink executive team and are excited to have a steady hand at the operational helm as we move forward with major sales growth and global expansion plans. Under his able guidance, we look forward to make significant advancement in operational excellence”
StarLink is acclaimed as the fastest growing “True” Value-added Distributor” across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions with on-the-ground presence in 18 countries including UK and USA. With its innovate Security Framework, StarLink is recognized as a "Trusted Security Advisor” to over 2200 plus enterprise and government customers that use one or more of StarLink’s best-of-breed and market-leading technologies, sold through its Channel network of over 1100 Partners. The StarLink Solution Lifecycle helps Channel Partners differentiate offerings, and assists customers to identify key risks and define priorities for addressing IT Security gaps relating to compliance and next-generation threat protection. For more information about StarLink, please visit www.starlinkme.net
Mary Aji | Director, Marketing
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