Kaspersky appoints MD for META region
Kaspersky has named Toufic Derbass, a seasoned IT executive, as managing Director for the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region.
The business stated that his responsibilities would also include raising cybersecurity awareness in the region, which will contribute to the company's goal of creating a safer digital world.
In a statement, the company stated that Toufic, with nearly three decades of experience, seeks to expand on Kaspersky's strong regional presence of over 16 years as the company aims to increase its B2B and large enterprise business segment in the next five years.
Prior to joining Kaspersky, Toufic had senior positions in multinational software companies, where he was in charge of expanding businesses through strategic partnerships and executive ties with top corporate and public sectors.
Robert Cataldo, VP Global sales at Kaspersky, said: “With the extensive experience he brings on board and his values that align with ours, we believe Toufic to be a perfect fit to further unlock Kaspersky’s potential through promising opportunities.”