Twitter has appointed Benjamin Ampen (@bampen) as the Head of Sales for the MENA region, one of the fastest growing markets for Twitter worldwide.
Ampen has been working with Twitter since 2012 as the Head of Sales for the Continental Europe and New Markets. In March, Twitter announced its plan to open an office in Dubai by the 3rd quarter of 2015; which will be located in Dubai Internet City.
Since joining Twitter in 2012, he has launched the company’s sales activities in France, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany and Italy.
Prior to joining Twitter, Ampen worked at Google for four years, where he spent his last year as an Industry Manager spearheading the business development team across the UK and EMEA region. Ampen has also previously worked at Universal McCann and Detecon Consulting. He holds three Master’s Degrees in Management from highly esteemed universities in London, Germany, and Paris and has lived in Paris, Berlin, Dublin, and London