2014-03-20 12:35:33 - Company is committed to contributing to the local healthcare sector with cutting-edge solutions and technologies
Riyadh – March 20, 2014: Agfa HealthCare, a premier provider of integrated IT and imaging solutions, recently inaugurated its new offices in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of its efforts to consolidate its leading position in the Kingdom’s healthcare IT sector. The new offices also highlight the company’s commitment to contributing to the expansion of the local healthcare sector by providing cutting-edge solutions and technologies. H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium spearheaded the inauguration, which was also attended by high level delegations from the Ministry of Health, H.E. Marc Vinck (Belgian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Guenther Schreiber (Director of Agfa HealthCare Export Region) and delegates from Agfa HealthCare's industrial partners, including Advanced Electronics Co. (AEC), Gulf Medical Co.
(GMC), and Barco NV.
During the event, the speakers highlighted the country’s ambitious healthcare digitization plan, and commended the Ministry of Health for the extensive scope of the undertaking. The speakers also expressed appreciation for Agfa HealthCare’s achievements and investment in local expertise.
Zyad Benaissa, Managing Director of Agfa HealthCare Solutions Middle East, said: “By opening new offices in Riyadh, we are highlighting our commitment to providing products and services that meet the Ministry of Health’s extensive digitization plans. Informatics is the key to unlocking the development potential of the healthcare sector. Agfa HealthCare has the unparalleled experience and expertise to support these plans. Through our increased presence, we aim to bring that know-how even closer to our customers. With the tremendous support that we are receiving from the Saudi Government and Belgian Embassy in the Kingdom, we are confident of accomplishing this goal.”
Mustafa Hamdy, General Manager of Agfa HealthCare in Saudi Arabia, added: “The new offices will further strengthen our presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the largest country in the region. They also reflect our dedication to enhancing our support to our customers, in order to satisfy and even exceed their needs. We will continue to provide top-of-the-line products and solutions in the years to come.”