Vice President, Middle East, Turkey, Africa
Sameh Sobhy heads up the Dubai office and manages commercial and business development activities throughout 25 countries.
Before joining PCCW Global, he played a variety of roles in telecommunications and other technology industries, particularly in developing startups and generating business growth for leading telecoms organizations in the Middle East.
He has earned a solid track record in mergers & acquisitions in a career that includes experience in submarine and infrastructure planning, facilitating viable commercial arrangements throughout diverse regions and among multiple international carriers. Sameh has also worked on implementing key satellite projects, as well as provisioning telecoms services in some of the Middle East’s most challenging geographies.
Sameh studied commerce and economics and holds more than 20 years’ practical experience. In addition to a career in telecoms, he once served as a professional athlete, competing at national level. Sameh believes collaboration and co-operation are key to building a sustainable business model in the competitive telecoms market.