Cisco has announced the appointment of Ali Al Lawati as General Manager for Oman.
In his new role Al Lawati will work closely with public and private sector organisations to help enable their digital transformation journeys.
The country-specific role amplifies Cisco’s commitment to supporting the development of the Sultanate’s digital ecosystem and technology infrastructure to meet the demands of the digital era. Over the years, Cisco has been collaborating with multiple stakeholders to help boost Oman’s digital transformation and contribute to Oman’s Vision 2040 objectives.
“Ali’s appointment reflects our commitment to developing local talent regionally, particularly in leadership roles where qualified professionals are able to bring their experience and acute understanding of market dynamics,” said Shukri Eid, Managing Director, East Region, Cisco Middle East.
“The high calibre of Omani human capital available is a testament to the Sultanate’s ability to link the educational system to the growing requirements of a modern labour force.”
In his role, Ali will use the growing Cisco portfolio of solutions to strengthen collaboration with the Omani government and Cisco’s partner network to make sure the company remains the partner of choice for digitisation.
As General Manager of Cisco’s Oman operations, Al Lawati will drive Cisco’s support of the Digital Oman Strategy, which aims to advance the development of the ICT industry. Its key pillars are the development of human resources, as well as the national digital infrastructure and governance.