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For Immediate Release - December 15, 2011

Sivakumar Appointed Siemon Sales Manager for Middle East and North Africa

December 2011 — Siemon, the global network infrastructure specialist, has promoted Iyer Sivakumar, (Siva), to sales manager for the extended region of Middle East and North Africa.

Following (three) very successful years growing Siemon's business in the Middle East Siva will now drive the business forward across the whole region.

In this newly created role – which recognises the economic importance of the Middle East and North African region, Siva will be supported by business development manager, Prem Rodrigues and technical manager Narender Vasandari providing local technical support.

Siva joined Siemon in December 2008 from a Dubai-based online networking distribution company where he specialised in structured cabling and was responsible for UAE, Upper and Lower Gulf and KSA.

Since joining Siemon he has expanded the company's channel in the Middle East, recruited a number of partner companies to join Siemon's Certified Installer programme – as well as working with value added resellers (VARs). He has also worked hard to increase consultant and end users relationships in the IT and networking markets all over ME.

Appointing Siva to the new regional role, Steven Foster – managing director EMEA with Siemon said "Siva came to us with a great pedigree and has made a massive impact to our Middle East business – we're now looking forward to him using his perfect mix of skill and market understanding to continue this throughout the region."

Siva is married with three children and, as well as a busy family life, enjoys reading, walking and movies.


About Siemon
Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specialising in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance low voltage infrastructure solutions and services for data centres, LANs and intelligent buildings. Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers a comprehensive suite of copper and optical fibre cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data centre power and cooling systems and intelligent infrastructure management solutions.

With more than 400 patents specific to structured cabling, Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of industry standards, underlining the company’s long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry. Siemon Interconnect Solutions (SIS) is a Siemon business unit comprised of a team of dedicated technical sales professionals supported by Siemon Labs, mechanical, electrical and signal integrity engineers committed to solving industry and customer driven interconnect challenges. Siemon provides custom network infrastructure solutions to OEMs, leading manufacturers, value-added resellers and system integrators.
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