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5G Africa
8 - 12 November 2021
CTICC, Cape Town

Chafic Traboulsi
VP and Head of Networks at Ericsson Middle East and Africa


Chafic Traboulsi is currently heading the Networks Business and Operations for Ericsson in the Middle East and Africa region.

After graduating from the École Polytechnique de Montréal and working 2 years in a start-up, Chafic Traboulsi joined Ericsson 19 years ago in Montreal, Canada. After five years, mainly spent in operations, he moved to Sales.
He held Sales Vice President roles in North Africa, Indochina: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and in the Philippines.

In 2015, Chafic moved to the Middle East and held the position of Global Customer Unit head with one of Ericsson’s top customer groups.

In 2016 He took the role of Head of Network Services Region Middle East and North East Africa. And very recently in 2017 he was named the Head of Networks in Middle East and Africa. A role combining Operations and Sales for Ericsson’s largest Business Area. Chafic is also the Chairman of Ericsson Turkey, a non-executive role.

Agenda Sessions

  • 5G Progress and Prospects in Africa