Press Releases

25 August 2004

Salam International Appoints a New Director to its Executive Board:

Salam International has recently announced the appointment of Mahmoud El-Deeb as Executive Director – Information Technology & Business Solutions Division. His appointment is part of Salam International’s corporate restructure and new divisional strategy. El-Deeb is not new to the Salam team as he was a co-founder of Omnix, one of the company’s subsidiaries, in 1992. During his five years with Omnix, he was instrumental in bringing Omnix in par excellence with other top companies in the field of information technology.

Of his 16 years experience in IT, El-Deeb previously held a number of high-level management positions with HP Middle East, most recently as the ME Commercial Sales Manager for the Imaging & Printing Group. Prior to his role at HP-ME, he was with Indus International (a world leader in Enterprise Asset Management Solutions) as Regional General Manager.

Mr. El-Deeb commented “I am very pleased to rejoin Salam. It’s like returning back to my family. I stand committed to Salam as always and will use all my acquired knowledge and experience to achieve excellence and exceed the expectations of the division.”

“Mahmoud has an excellent track-record of achieving high-level profitability targets with focus on the quality of the company’s customer service. His valuable expertise is a welcome addition and an asset to our management team and positions Salam International to accelerate the achievement of our strategy and objectives of the division,” Mr. Hussam Abu Issa, Vice Chairman and COO said in announcing the appointment.