SAP names Mohammed Samy as managing director for Egypt
An Egyptian national with more than 20 years of experience in the Middle East in successfully growing the technology sector , Samy ’ s primary focus will be to help Egyptian customers innovate and run their businesses at their best . In his role , he will accelerate SAP ’ s presence and in-country knowledge of best practices , while contributing to business sustainability and Egypt ’ s Digital Transformation .
“ It is a great honour to have the opportunity to contribute to Egypt ’ s development and to Digital Transformation across different sectors and domains ,” said Samy . “ We will leverage SAP ’ s unrivalled industry competence , innovations and technologies and spare no efforts to ensure that Egypt ’ s development and economic growth goals are achieved and surpassed .”
Mohammed Samy , Managing Director , SAP Egypt
Mohammed Samy has been named as the new managing director for SAP Egypt . Samy replaces Hoda Mansour who has been promoted to head of Business Process Intelligence ( BPI ) for SAP Europe , Middle East and Africa .
Under Mansour ’ s leadership , SAP completely transformed its position in the Egyptian market , working closely with the government , private sector and start-ups to support Egypt ’ s Vision 2030 .
“ It was a privilege to lead SAP in Egypt for more than three years ,” said Mansour . “ In my new role , covering 75 countries , Egypt will continue to be a focus for me , leveraging the country ’ s digital leadership .”
iiDENTIFii wins Microsoft South Africa 2021 ISV Partner of the Year award
Biometric digital authentication and automated onboarding technology solution provider , iiDENTIFii , recently added another accolade to its growing list of awards after it was named as the New or Emerging Independent Software Vendor ( ISV ) Partner of the Year in the Microsoft South Africa Partner of the Year 2021 Awards .
The awards recognise the contributions from the Microsoft Partner community . It follows iiDENTIFii ’ s recent Best Enterprise Solution award at the MTN Business App of the Year Awards and finalist placing in the KPMG Private Enterprise Tech Innovator Africa Awards , in addition to previously winning the Digital Innovation Award at the Sunday Times Top 100 Company Awards .
Being named as the New or Emerging ISV Partner of the Year , iiDENTIFii has been acknowledged and recognised in South Africa as an exciting new partner with its world-leading solution that biometrically authenticates and digitally onboards individuals into secure environments in under 30 seconds .
Lance Fanaroff , Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer , iiDENTIFii , said the team at iiDENTIFii combines the company ’ s leading technology with a winning solution , but the partnership with Microsoft has ensured that the company has continued to succeed .
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