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Rank: #33

Ahmed Al-Faifi

Sector: Technology
Company: SAP
Designation: Senior Vice President and Managing Director-Middle East North
Nationality: Saudi
Headquarters: Germany
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Al-Faifi began his career at Saudi’s Ministry of Defense and Aviation and has since spent over 20 years in the IT industry. He joined SAP in 2012 and was appointed to his current role in 2016. Under Faifi’s leadership, SAP is advancing a four-year $76 million investment plan in Saudi Arabia and launched the kingdom’s first live public cloud data center by an enterprise application solutions provider. SAP was also the first company to receive Level 3 certification from Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission.