Since January 2017, Selim Bouri is Head of Sales and Program Delivery for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific of the Airbus business unit Secure Land Communications. He is based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Having graduated at the L’Institut supérieur de l'aéronautique et de l'espace (ISAE-Supaero) in Toulouse (France) with a Master degree in Aerospace Engineering, Selim Bouri started his career in the field of flight management, avionics and tactical system with the company Rockwell Collins. In 2000, he joined Nortel Networks to work on the first 3G network trials worldwide and was responsible for the roll-out of key projects in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. In addition, he took over the bids and marketing activities for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2004.
Three years later, Nortel Networks also entrusted Selim Bouri with the sales responsibility for the Middle East and Africa.
From 2011 to 2016, he held the position of Regional Head and Sales Director at the company KAPSCH. Here, he was responsible for secured communications and critical network solutions in the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and emerging markets.