SOURCE: Prometric


August 24, 2011 09:30 ET

Prometric Appoints Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - Aug 24, 2011) - Prometric, trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced that it has appointed Karim Zakhour as its new Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa.

As Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Zakhour will be responsible for directing the efforts of Prometric sales, client services and other groups who support the business needs of Prometric clients in these regions. He will also oversee new business development opportunities.

"This appointment reflects Prometric's commitment to further investing in and developing Prometric's business in these regions, and to better supporting our prestigious client base in the Middle East and North Africa," said Michael Brannick, chief executive officer of Prometric. "We're pleased to welcome Karim to Prometric and are confident that our clients will be well supported by him and his team."

Previous to joining Prometric, Karim held a variety of senior positions responsible for market and business development, sales and project management for organizations such as GE and WorldNet Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management.

About Prometric

Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Its market-leading test development and delivery solutions allow clients to develop and launch global testing programs as well as accurately measure program results and data. Prometric reliably delivers and administers more than 10 million tests a year on behalf of approximately 400 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets. It delivers tests flexibly via the Web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 10,000 test centers in more than 160 countries. For more information, please visit

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