Tarabut Gateway announces two new senior appointments
By Leandra Monteiro
Tarabut Gateway, MENA’s regulated open banking platform, announces two new appointments to its management team.
Oussama Bouhcine joined as Vice President of Customer Success and Services and Derek Lakin joined as Vice President of Engineering.
With over a decade of experience in project management for technology companies, Oussama is a seasoned expert in B2B customer success management. He spent five years at software giant Microsoft, where he served as a Delivery Project Manager and successfully managed multi-million-dollar projects with major corporate clients. Prior to joining, Oussama held the role of VP of Customer Success at Dutch cyber security SaaS provider Zivver.
Similarly, Derek Lakin is a highly experienced Engineering Leader with over 20 years of experience in the software industry, having worked at renowned global technology companies such as Meta, Skype, and Skyscanner. At Meta, Derek held a leadership role in the Ads organisation in the UK and later at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
Abdulla Almoayed, Chief Executive Officer of Tarabut Gateway, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Oussama and Derek as Vice Presidents to our growing team. With formidable track records at world-class software companies, they bring valuable experience to meet our high standards for technical excellence and ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction. As Tarabut Gateway looks to strengthen its presence in key markets like Saudi Arabia, and expand to new ones, Oussama and Derek are a fantastic addition to our senior leadership team, and we are proud to have them on board.”
These senior hires are part of Tarabut Gateway’s approach to building the company’s talent pool combining local sector expertise with international experience. These appointments follow a transformative year for the open banking platform.
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