COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT – NEW DIRECTOR APPOINTMENT FOR MENA

Repustate is pleased to announce Mohammed Hajar as its new Director of Business Development & Sales, Middle East & North Africa (MENA). Based in Bahrain, Mohammed will be responsible for delivering Repustate’s further growth and new collaborative initiatives in the region.

Nicholas Bianchi, Vice President, Growth said, “We are delighted that Mohammed joins us with his rich experience. He will play a key part in building upon our strong track record of partnership development in the Middle East. He comes with a proven ability at identifying opportunities across MENA, and impressive leadership working with both public and private sector clients.”

Mohammed brings with him over twenty years of experience, with the latter half of his career dedicated to enabling digital transformation across the Middle East. Most recently, Mohammed was responsible for business development at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he supported MENA’s public sector embrace cloud services. Before AWS, Mohammed provided technology leadership and advisory to clients on high-impact initiatives and solutions in transportation, healthcare, government, and finance, in his roles at Saudi Arabia-based technology firms, Elm Company, and Saudi Telecom Company (STC).

The new strategic appointment comes in line with Repustate’s rapid growth in MENA, and its aim to have a more dedicated presence in the region.

“From very early on, we identified the Middle East, and by extension, its various languages, as a huge growth opportunity. More so, as the people of the region are young, enthusiastic, and are embracing digital technology at a pace seen nowhere else in the world,” Martin Ostrovsky, President and CEO of Repustate, said of the addition to Repustate’s fast-growing team.

Repustate was one of the first commercial offerings of Arabic text analytics. Its latest technological advancements include Arabic data-mining audio & video content for the same actionable insights that are extracted from plain text.