A total of 5.3 million units were shipped across the region in Q3 2019, indicating an increase of 5.5% in Q3 2018, says IDC.
Fadi Pharaon will be Ericsson's senior vice-president for Middle East and Africa, where he will oversee 5G launches.
The personal computing devices market declined 5.3% year on year in Q1 2018 due to falling demand for tablets.
IT spending in MEA is expected to top $110?billion for the year, despite challenging economic conditions, says IDC.
The decline is ascribed to consumers being increasingly reluctant to replace their existing devices.
The closing of this deal makes Amcor the leading flexibles player in the African market with a total net sales in the region of about $280 million.
Around 4.15 million units were sold in the region during the third quarter of 2014.