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Global Knowledge MEA Names New Managing Director for UAE & Gulf, Maged Thabet

Cairo/Egypt - April, 2012 - Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and Business Skills Training, announced today Maged Thabet as its Managing Director for UAE & Gulf.
Maged joins Global Knowledge UAE & Gulf from Global Knowledge Egypt where he started his service with Global Knowledge Egypt 12 years ago as Sales Executive, then finally landed on the role of Managing Director for Egypt back in October 2010; during that time, Maged drove the Egyptian business to a very successful period despite the economic turmoil in Egypt.  Maged will continue his role as Egypt’s managing director beside his new role.

“I’m delighted that Maged’s role will expand to include the UAE & Gulf region,” said Richard Pryor-Jones, Global Knowledge president, EMEA. “The MEA region continues to provide a significant opportunity for Global Knowledge and I believe that Maged’s experience will help us achieve the aggressive goals that we have set for our UAE and Gulf business.”. added Pryor-Jones.  “Maged has demonstrated a tremendous record during his tenure as sales director  then managing director for Global Knowledge Egypt and I am very confident that he will make  a significant contribution to our UAE & Gulf region and I look forward to continuing to work with him in his new role” added Pryor-Jones.

“I´m delighted to join GK UAE & Gulf and I´m looking forward to continuing the growth of the company” said Maged Thabet. “We as a company deliver second to none IT training and competency enhancement, capabilities that support our customers’ investment in IT infrastructure. I´m looking forward to meeting all our customers and partners and working with them in the future” added Thabet.

Maged assumed his position at the beginning of April and will be located in Global Knowledge’s Dubai Branch. He will report to Richard Pryor-Jones.

About Global Knowledge

Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business training. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services. Our more than 700 courses span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,200 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C.

Hesham Abdel Mohsen
Regional Marketing Manager- MEA & Emerging Markets