Microsoft appoints Ibrahim Youssry as regional general manager
Microsoft has appointed Ibrahim Youssry as regional general manager of Microsoft MEA multi-country cluster (MCC). This new subsidiary spans the full African continent (except for South Africa and Egypt), the Indian Ocean islands, as well as Levant and Pakistan. Youssry brings over thirty years of professional experience and industry knowledge to the role. He joined Microsoft in 2007 in the server and tools business, which he managed across most of Africa and Levant. In 2008, he became the general manager of Microsoft West and Central Africa. During his four?year tenure, he led growth across the region, overseeing every aspect of Microsoft’s business and being awarded the Microsoft global “general manager of the year” award in 2009.