After 23 years at Bank of America, Talal Ghandour joins Metito as Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director. Talal will form part of the senior management team and be primarily responsible for the companies’ global strategic growth initiatives.
Talal was one of Bank of America Corporation’s longest-serving senior executives in the Middle East, and until recently led the bank’s equities unit in the Middle East and North Africa, where he helped build one of the biggest regional franchises. “I felt this was the right time to join our family business especially given the companies’ exciting growth prospects, and I’m extremely excited to be part of Metito management team and look forward to continuing to pursue Metito’s long-term growth plans,” commented Talal Ghandour.
Metito has been growing steadily under the leadership of Talal’s father, Mutaz Ghandour, Metito’s Chairman & CEO, to now being a leading global provider of intelligent water and alternative energy management solutions. Metito is one of the largest privately held companies in the water and wastewater industry with a notable lineup of multinational shareholders such as Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi corporation and the International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank).
With over 3500 employees and experience across more than 46 countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe, Metito has been growing throughout the years and witnessed record backlogs in 2019 and 2020, despite the global challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Metito is a global leader and provider of choice for total intelligent water management solutions with operations covering three business areas: design and build, specialty chemicals, and utilities. With over 60 years of experience, the Group provides customized, comprehensive and advanced solutions across the full spectrum of its industry; from clean to dirty water; desalination and re-use; industrial solutions (up to hyper pure water); investing into water and wastewater assets; and structuring both Greenfield and Brownfield schemes under project finance structures. The Group also provides custom alternative energy development and management solutions for utilities and corporations looking to uphold sustainable operations through generating clean, emissions-free energy.
Metito endeavours to utilize its world-class global knowhow to provide millions of people across the globe access to clean and safe water. The multinational Group is at the forefront of the water and wastewater industry with an impressive project portfolio that includes more than 3000 projects in more than 46 countries managed by over 3500 experienced and talented employees worldwide in strategically located operational offices.
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