SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — TNA, a supplier of integrated packaging and processing solutions for food production companies worldwide, has named Moataz Hafez as sales manager for its Dubai office in response to the growing demand in the Middle East. Mr. Hafez is the newest addition to Mukul Shukla’s team in the Middle East & India, responsible for further developing sales and customer support in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon.

Academically trained in mechanical engineering, with a bachelor of science degree from the American University in Cairo (AUC), in Egypt, Mr. Hafez is fluent in both English and Arabic and brings over 16 years of experience to his new role. He has spent nine years in sales and promotions for packaging solutions in the food industry, four years in the field of engineering, and three years in the sale and marketing of petrochemicals.

“I’m excited to be taking on this new role with TNA in Dubai,” Mr. Hafez said. “It’s a position I feel well-equipped for, having had the unique experience of working in both the technical field of engineering as well as sales and promotion. I hope to be able to bring this unique perspective and broader understanding of the industry to TNA.”

Mr. Shukla, general manager for TNA, Middle East and India, added, “The Middle East region is a fast-growing one, and we are seeing rapid market expansion. With Moataz’s length and depth of experience, I believe he will be able to lead us forward by providing strong sales support both to our customers and the business.”