Cairo, Egypt, Sept 20, 2020 — Segmatek Board of Directors announces the appointment of Mr. Khaled Khorshid as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) starting October 1, 2020.
We are pleased to have Khaled join us as CEO to lead the company into new heights of our growth journey. Khaled is a telecom and technology visionary with high-profile Executive roles in technology companies in North America, Middle East and Africa. We are counting on his expertise and leadership to make Segmatek a global enabler of the digitally connected-life, and the company of choice for our clients, partners, and employees.
Reflecting on his appointment, Khaled said: “I am honoured and excited to have been selected to lead this diverse and promising organization. Segmatek has a great culture, broadest capabilities in our space, and a winning strategy that has enabled us to grow strongly. Building further on our success is a challenge I accept with confidence, determination, and fierce ambition to make history. I am passionately committed to placing our clients and employees at the centre of everything we do.”
About Khaled Khorshid:
A 25-year veteran of high-tech and telecom industries who started up numerous greenfield mobile operators, digital providers, and disruptive businesses in highly challenging markets. Khaled successfully transformed the business models of incumbent telcos and tech providers. He started his career in management consulting with EDS and Accenture transforming the businesses of Fortune 500 companies in North America and Europe. Among the roles he held were CEO of Zain Nigeria, CCO of Zain KSA, CIO of Zain Sudan, CEO of Al-Kharafi ICT Group, IT Director of Ooredoo Algeria, and IS Director of Orascom Algeria. His expertise since 2013 focused on planning and implementing impactful Digital Transformation programs in different telcos. He was the Chief Customer Officer and A/CTO of Jawwy from STC, the first digital mobile telecom service provider in MEA region. He holds degrees from the following universities: Master’s in Change from Oxford, UK; MBA from Michigan, USA; and a Bachelor in MIS from Ohio, USA.
Segmatek is a fast growing regional solutions provider to the telecom industry. Since 2015 the company succeeded to empower mobile operators in 18 countries to serve 150 million subscribers. Segmatek delivers its solutions through 2 service hubs in Egypt and Pakistan, along with 3 offices in Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and Kuwait; while partnering with the giants of the telecom industry including Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia.