STL boosts presence in MEA region to deliver on $100 mn order book

STL announced initiatives to strengthen its presence in the Middle East, Africa (MEA) region by forming new partnerships, setting up a centre of excellence and expanding its team.
Sandeep Girotra
STL recently announced a $100 million order book that included multi-year, multi-million dollar deals. STL recently set up a centre of excellence in Dubai, which will integrate R&D, product development and operations to cater to the unique needs of the region.

STL is enhancing its team to drive network build-outs in MEA. The company hired Gavin Faulds as the Business Head, MEA. He has handled multiple portfolios for brands like Oman Fiber Optic Company, Dimension Data (NTT) and Corning.

STL recently hired Wael Mohamed from National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Egypt and Ciena, Ahmer Arsalan from Optiva and Nokia, Ala El Hakawati from Ericsson, and Nokia Siemens, Floriano Mendes from Ericsson and Nawal Elmazozi from Reichle & De-Massari (R&M).

Sandeep Girotra, Head – Global Sales, STL, said: “We are engaging with leading telcos to build robust, future-ready, digital networks in the region. I welcome members and am confident that their domain expertise will help us create unmatched value for our customers.”