ITWORX announced today that long time CEO Wael Amin will be stepping down from his position on December 31st 2014. Mr. Amin will take on the position of chairman of the board, while the board of directors has entrusted Hafez Hamdy to lead the company as its new CEO starting 1st of Jan 2015.
“Over the last 5 years ITWORX has emerged as the Middle East market leader in Education, Government and Enterprise IT solutions. Hafez takes on the mission of consolidating that lead and expanding it to other geographies” said Wael Amin, ITWORX President & CEO.
Wael added that ITWORX stands at a crossroad of dramatic technological and market changes and must adapt to the challenges and opportunities that these new realities present.
This is a transformational moment for ITWORX. For the past 20 years, ITWORX has been led by its founders Youssri Helmy then Wael Amin. – Hafez said.
Now it’s time for ITWORX to move on to capability-based leadership regardless of ownership. This is a sign of maturity. It means we have trust in the systems and processes we have instituted over the past years. It means we have groomed leaders that can take charge of ITWORX and propel it into the future.
About the coming phase Hafez stated “As we’re gearing up for the future, we’re armed with a pioneering pool of talent across our technical and business functions, a global exposure deeply rooted in our way of doing business, a profound local presence in every market we operate, a wide portfolio of customer engagements across diverse industries, a myriad of strategic partnerships with global, regional and local firms, and a line-up of new offerings capitalizing on state-of-the-art trends including Cloud, Mobile, Social, Big Data, Gamification, and Augmented Reality.”
Hafez joined ITWORX in 2003. During his first years, he led ITWORX expansion into the Middle East with focus on Egypt, Saudi & UAE. Then as Marketing Director he championed ITWORX Productization effort especially in Education and Government. In 2011, Hafez took an assignment to build ITWORX presence in Qatar, now one of ITWORX bright spots in the Middle East. Hafez’s current role is the Director of ITWORX Europe, Middle East, & Africa. He moves to his new role as CEO on Jan 1st, 2015.
ITWORX is a global software professional services organization. Headquartered in Egypt, the company offers Portals, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Application Integration, and Application Development Outsourcing services to Global 2000 companies. ITWORX serves Governments, Financial Services firms, Educational institutions, Telecommunication operators, and Media companies in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Across industry verticals and service practices, ITWORX has developed specific competences in security, usability, productivity, and enterprise manageability to ensure that its customers spend less on keeping their applications up and running, and more on getting ahead of the competition.
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