Simon Carroll

Saab Middle East

President and General Manager

Simon Carroll is the President and General Manager of Saab Middle East LLC and Head of Country Unit Middle East as part of the wider Market Area Europe, Middle East and Africa. In these roles, Simon is responsible for the Saab management, business development, sales and marketing efforts and partnerships within the Middle East region. In addition to this in his role for Saab Middle East LLC Simon also oversees industrial collaboration, contract management and program execution for Saab’s current and future opportunities in the UAE.

Prior to joining Saab Simon enjoyed a career in the Royal Australian Navy as an Air Warfare specialist and Operations Officer, including deployments to the Middle East region where he was first introduced to the region. Since the completion of his naval career, Simon has worked in the Defence Industry for the past eleven years and has been employed with Saab locally in Abu Dhabi since 2013.