AL Falah braced for return

Former Tech Data Middle East manager eyes comeback
AL Falah braced for return
By Staff writer
Wed 01 Nov 2006 12:00 AM

Adnan Al Falah, the former regional boss of Tech Data Middle East, has declared his intention to take on a senior management role in the Middle East channel.

Al Falah had planned to move to the UK following his exit from Tech Data, but after a change of heart he is now looking to make a return to the region.

“I have been in this region for five-and-a-half years and have made some strong friendships in the Middle East,” he said.

“I have decided that it is probably in my interests to remain in the region.

I have been in the distribution game for a long time and this is a region where there are many options and excellent opportunities.”

It now looks more likely that Al Falah will return to the distribution scene, rather than seek a career with a vendor.

Back in August when Al Falah left Tech Data, he told Channel Middle East: “It has been the most enjoyable period I have had in the distribution game for some time.

Distribution is in my blood and I am not aspiring to join a vendor.

I still have enormous amounts of energy.”

Although Al Falah had not accepted a new role before Channel Middle East went to press, he claimed that a number of offers had been put his way.

“I expect that I will be staying in distribution but taking on a new role is not a decision that can be entered into lightly,” he said.

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