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Opennet appoints GM for MENA

Red Hat Linux distributor Opennet MEA has appointed a new general manager for the MENA region.

Red Hat Linux distributor Opennet MEA has appointed a new general manager for the MENA region.

David Allinson will oversee the company's operations and training centers across the GCC, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and all African French-speaking countries.

"I am delighted to be joining Opennet MEA at such a key point in its development," Allinson commented.

"Open source is fast gaining momentum in the enterprise computing space and I look forward to applying my experience and knowledge of enterprise computing and software distribution to further develop existing and new markets for Red Hat," he went on to say.

Allinson has over 25 years experience in business development and senior management in the IT industry. He has experience with a range of companies including Texas Instruments, Ashton Tate, Novell, IBM and Xerox. His last assignment in the Middle East was as divisional director at Online Distribution.

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