Yarob Sakhnini to lead Juniper in the region

Juniper Networks, today announced the appointment of Yarob Sakhnini as the new Head of Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) and Sakhnini will lead the company across the region by bearing the responsibility for sales, strategy, planning and operations.

Sakhnini joins Juniper from Brocade Communications after spending reasonable time with the company while being part of the company in different senior management and technical roles. Previously he had worked for Foundry, 3Com and CNS, also in technical and sales roles. Throughout his career of more than 20 years in the high-tech industry, Mr. Sakhnini has focused on META and has thorough knowledge and understanding of the region’s market landscape across service providers, private enterprises and the public sector.

“Digital transformation in this region continues to gain ground, with many smart cities and other leading-edge projects, such as Dubai’s Expo 2020, in ongoing development. Automated, scalable and secure networks are at the heart of these projects, enabling organizations across the region to achieve new business models and deliver innovative services,” said Sakhnini. “I believe Juniper is ideally positioned to help realize this transformation across META, so I am pleased to be taking on the role at this time.”