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Martin Reichle from Reichle & De Massari (R&M) to Visit Qatar to Strengthen Ties with Local Companies

Owner and Executive Board Member to meet with existing and prospective customers to generate company awareness and business opportunities in the country

May 21, 2012 9:20 by

DOHA, Qatar – 30 April, 2012 – Martin Reichle, owner & Executive Board Member of Reichle & De-Massari (R&M) is set to make a four day business trip to Doha, Qatar between the 5th and 8th of May, 2012. Accompanying him will be Jean-Pierre Labry, Executive Vice President of R&M Middle East and Africa, as well as other members of the R&M MEA management team. R&M has been present in the region for the past 12 years and Martin Reichle is visiting Qatar to increase the company’s focus on the fast developing market.

R&M will host a customer event on the 7th of May 2012, at which Mr. Reichle will personally meet with existing and potential customers and partners such as Gulf Business Machines (GBM), one of the leading systems integrators in Qatar, to explore new business opportunities. During his visit, Mr. Reichle will visit the sites of projects currently in process.

Mr Reichle will also meet the newly appointed Swiss ambassador to Qatar, H.E Ambassador Mr. Martin Aeschbacher, during a visit to the Museum of Islamic Art where R&M products have been installed.

It is with great enthusiasm that I look forward to my forthcoming visit. Growing our business in Qatar is a vital part of our plan for the Middle East region. The rapid growth of the telecom sector and the growing interest in FTTx technologies present us with the opportunity for large scale growth in the country,” noted Martin Reichle.

We are looking to expose our name and capabilities and exchange information with end users, IT consultants, structured cabling planners and installers. We invest heavily in the region for the region and our aim is to meet and tie-up with partners and customers who share this vision,” said Jean-Pierre Labry.

R&M has seen extensive growth in the MEA region and has more than tripled its staff strength over the past three years, by developing first levels supports in the region for its supply chain, technical and training capabilities and marketing teams.

Mr Mohammed Riyaz, R&M Country Manager for Qatar added, “R&M MEA has been present in the country for the past 5 years and has worked with key players across a broad range of vertical markets such as petrochemical, healthcare, finance, utilities, defense, transportation, telecom, city development, industrial and retail.”

R&M is an expert in the IT infrastructure cabling industry in both fiber and copper solutions and has a product range which exceeds 5000 products. The company has great expertise in datacenter cabling and Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH). These solutions can be highly customized to suit the unique needs of the customer.

About Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M)

Reichle & De-Massari AG (R&M) develops and produces passive cabling solutions for communication networks and has established itself as a leading producer of high quality copper and fiber-optic solutions. The company has set up its own sales organizations in 30 countries and these are streamlined into seven sales regions. Around two thirds of R&M’s sales revenue is generated abroad. In 2011 sales reached CHF 189.4. More than 5% of sales revenue is invested in research and development every year. R&M is ranked one of the 500 leading companies in Switzerland and currently employs approx. 600 people. The company is wholly owned by the Reichle family and is managed as an independent family business. More information is available at

Marketing Contact:

Sandrine Prat

Marketing & Communication Manager

Regional Office- Middle East & Africa

Reichle & De- Massari MEA

PO Box 54281

Dubai Airport Free Zone K09/K10; Dubai U.A.E.

Tel: + 971 4 236 87 61

Fax: +971 4 236 87 62

Email: [email protected]

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