Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 82 | Page 12


stc ’ s MENA Hub to build infrastructure with Greek telecom TSSA the rest of the world through Saudi Arabia which sits at the geographic heart of these key economies .

Eng . Olayan Mohammed Al Wetaid , Group CEO , stc , said : “ this important signing represents another validation of the execution of our DARE2.0 strategy as we build out our complete digital ecosystem at expanding scope , increasing scale and accelerating pace . We are pleased to be building out even further our integrated system for the benefit of our clients and customers , as we look to further establish our digital credentials and contribute to Vision 2030 and become a leading digital company and regional digital hub linking three continents .” stc group ’ s MENA Hub to build East to Med Data Corridor ( EMC ) undersea and land fiber optic data cable that will link Europe with Asia , with Greek partners . stc ’ s MENA Hub with this new project shows the nature of its ambition to provide every increasing global connectivity and data re capacity to the markets of Asia , Europe and stc ’ s investments in cloud computing and data centres provides the capacity for the ever-increasing analysis and storage for data as we head towards the world of quantum computing .

stc signs with IE Business School of Spain

In line with its strategy to invest in its talents and prepare future leaders , and commitment to continuous professional development and ensuring that they are prepared for leadership positions , stc recently signed an agreement with IE Business School to develop leaders and train cadres of stc Group .

The agreement was signed in the presence of HE . The ambassador of Spain , Jorge Hevia Sierra , by Dr . Mudhi Aljamea , VP and stc Academy Dean , and Santiago Iñiguez De Onzoño , President of IE University .
Commenting on the agreement , Dr . Aljamea said : “ stc Academy ’ s vision is to be a centre for learning and innovation in the Kingdom and abroad , in order to achieve stc Group ’ s strategy to contribute to advancing digital and cultural transformation by developing future leaders with strategic capabilities and providing them with innovative educational solutions and experiences .”
The agreement is expected to serve more than 2,000 employees and all the leaderships programs will be customised to the need of stc Group and based on the company leadership and core competencies .
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