Yahoo! Middle East Launches New Offices in Amman and Dubai
Yahoo! Middle East has today announced the official opening of its new offices in Dubai, UAE and Amman, Jordan. Rich Riley, who joined 1999 when Yahoo! acquired the start up company he co-founded and serve as the Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Yahoo! in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) has travelled to the region in order to host the official inauguration of both sites.
The offices both offer a spacious and fun environment providing staff with nice facilities such as table tennis, foosball, Wii, a café with TV and Sat connection, as well as refreshment machines and kitchen facilities.
Yahoo has been expanding its staff in the Arab region as they hired recently many people from mid level to executive level.
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