Tradeling appoints Chief Technology Officer to accelerate technological innovation

Tradeling, the region’s leading B2B eMarketplace has announced the appointment of technology start-up veteran Ahmed Moawad as Chief Technology Officer. Moawad, joined Tradeling since inception in early 2020 where he held senior tech positions and was instrumental in driving Tradeling’s early success. He played a key role in designing the high-level system architecture for the platform resulting in it now being one of the MENA region’s fastest growing digital marketplaces. His new appointment in the company brings deep technical experience with a strong background in engineering, infrastructure, and software architecture to propel Tradeling into its next phase of rapid growth.

Prior to joining Tradeling, he served in multiple tech leadership roles. He was Chief Technology Officer at, an online travel agency company. He also led the Product Team as Vice President of Product. Before that he was Head of Backend and Head of Engineering at Tajawal, the Middle East’s leading flight and hotel booking online travel portal. He was also Head of Backend and Head of Engineering at Almosafer, the flagship brand of Seera Group’s Consumer Travel Business Unit.

Marius Ciavola, CEO, Tradeling said, “We are thrilled to appoint Moawad to this key position within the executive team. His technical experience and visionary mindset has helped us build a highly scalable model. Moawad will lead our continued investments in technology and further solidify our commitment to create a world-leading e-commerce platform. I look forward to kickstarting the process of continuous reinvention as Tradeling embarks on the next phase of growth.”

Tradeling connects global suppliers with the region’s markets opening new opportunities for businesses across the globe to thrive in a new era of digital commerce. The dynamic company embodies the keen start-up mindset of its business leaders. Tradeling, which originated as part of the Dubai 10X initiative, is backed by the Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA). The Company has recorded impressive growth since its launch in April 2020. The digital marketplace showcases hundreds of thousands of products across 13 verticals ranging from Food and Beverage, Office Supplies, Consumer Electronics, Health and Wellness, Building Materials, among other. Today, Tradeling has more than 60,000 registered buyers and suppliers from 50+ countries and serves all business customers from micro businesses, SMEs to multi-nationals and large organisations.