Leading regional value added distributor, StarLink, has announced the appointment of Zaidoun Arbad as the new Chief Operating Officer for the company. Arbad with his extensive experience spanning nearly two decades in the region will lead the business from the front.
In the new role, he will will lead Channel, Customer Success, Operations and direct the company’s Finance and Administrative functions. Commenting on his new role, Arbad said “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”.
Prior to joining StarLink, Arbad 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 he 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.”