Karl Hijazi named Avid ME pro services delivery manager
MIDDLE EAST: Avid has appointed Karl Hijazi as professional services delivery manager for the Middle East. Moving from Sony Professional Solutions MEA, where he spent 12 years, his new role will focus on overseeing the delivery and performance of Professional Services business to clients throughout the region. Based out of Avid’s Dubai office, he will support the sales organisation to win services business, and will also manage and develop the delivery team.
‘Karl’s 25 years of experience in broadcast projects, from designing and bidding on complex solutions, all the way through to the final deployment and successful launch, gives him exceptional understanding of our customers’ needs,’ stated Richard Woodruff, director of global services EMEA at Avid. ‘We are very pleased to welcome Karl.’
Mr Hijazi’s time at Sony Professional Solutions MEA was spent in roles including key account management, senior bid management and project/programme management. During this time he was credited with being instrumental in securing large projects for twofour54, OSN, Dubai TV, Al Jazeera, ADMC and ERT. Prior to this he was based in the UK with Sony Europe, where he managed a number of high profile broadcast projects and service engagements.