SAP gets new managing director for Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Al Khotani appointed new managing director of SAP Saudi Arabia
SAP has appointed Mohammed Al Khotani as the new managing director of SAP Saudi Arabia, in order to enable Saudi Vision 2030’s cloud-based economic growth, smart cities and intelligent enterprises.
Saudi Arabia’s organisations are digitally transforming into intelligent enterprises that can store, manage and analyse data on the cloud from mobile devices, sensors and social media. With real-time business insights, intelligent enterprises can proactively transform their digital business and customer experiences.
“Having a digital core is vital for Saudi Vision 2030’s digital transformation, facilitating real-time smart cities, and meeting economic diversification targets across industry verticals,” said Mohammed Al Khotani, managing director, SAP Saudi Arabia. “Our public cloud data center can enable organisations to scale up their digital transformation and integrate big data with AI, machine learning, IoT and blockchain.”
Al Khotani’s appointment follows a 6-year stint at SAP MENA, where he most recently was head of SAP business networks. At SAP MENA, Al Khotani also led the industry verticals of Energy and Natural Resources, Travel and Transportation, and Retail and Services.
Al Khotani holds a Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and a Master’s degree in Business Management from Middlesex University in the United Kingdom.