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Khalid Bafadel Earns SMEI Certified Marketing Executive® Designation

Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
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NEW YORK, NY., April 9, 2018Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI), the only worldwide educational and relationship-building forum created for sales and marketing executives and entrepreneurs, announced today that Khalid Bafadel, Business Development Manager with Fursan for Travel & Tourism of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has earned the designation of SMEI Certified Marketing Executive®.

The CME® distinction is conferred on individuals who pass an examination covering fundamental professional marketing management competencies, as identified by a governing body of senior professionals in sales and marketing education and management.

“SMEI commends Khalid Bafadel for achieving this professional distinction,” said Willis Turner, CME, CME, President of SMEI.  “Receiving the CME® designation is an exhaustive process, but its fruits are realized in the professional opportunities and recognition available to those who achieve it.”

As part of the process toward certification, Khalid Bafadel completed a comprehensive exam preparatory program, studied case examples illustrating what leading companies are doing to meet the challenges of the new sales and marketing environment, and completed simulation exercises.

“SMEI acts as an international clearinghouse for content and information that members can use to assist with solving problems for their clients and companies,” Turner said.  “Because it offers shared experience and knowledge from industry leaders around the world, SMEI is an intelligent alternative for many individuals who desire to enhance their professional standing.”

About SMEI

Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) is an international organization providing ongoing seminars and activities designed to promote excellence through shared experience and to create success through shared knowledge.  SMEI is the only worldwide educational and professional certification body created for sales and marketing executives and entrepreneurs who seek professional growth in experience, leadership skill and peer contact.  SMEI is a non-governmental organization founded in New York in 1935. For more information, visit