Kaspersky Lab appoints Amir Kanaan as MD

Kaspersky Lab has appointed Amir Kanaan as Managing Director for the META region. In his new role, which is effective as of the 1st of March 2018, Amir will continue to strategically promote the company’s vision of spreading cybersecurity awareness on a national level across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. He will be promoting Kaspersky Lab’s business and consumer products as well as the company’s threat intelligence services.

Commenting on his recent appointment, Amir Kanaan, Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab META said, “Being part of a region that is known to be one of the earliest adopters of new technology is exciting because this fast paced transition makes the focus on cybersecurity essential. I’m proud to be part of Kaspersky Lab and I’m excited to work on improving the level of cybersecurity in the META region. Together with our partners we will be constantly helping individuals and organizations to stay safe from the dangers of the cyberworld.”

Kanaan is stepping up from his previous role of General Manager for the Middle East and will be handed the responsibilities of Maxim Frolov, the company’s previous Managing Director for the META region, who was recently promoted to Vice President of Global Sales at Kaspersky Lab.