|10 May, 2017

UAE's Arabtec Holding announces the appointment of Gavin Appleby as Managing Director of EFECO

Gavin Appleby appointed as Managing Director of EFECO, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Group.

10 May 2017

Dubai, UAE – Arabtec Holding PJSC (“Arabtec” or “Group”), a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Gavin Appleby as Managing Director of EFECO, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Group. 

Gavin joins EFECO with over two decades of experience, including 15 years of leading international companies with multiple business lines operating and expanding across numerous markets including Middle East, Asia and Australia. Most recently, Gavin was the Managing Director Middle East of OCS Group, an international facilities management company operating in more than 50 countries.

His experience includes the execution of major MEP contracts involving both building and infrastructure alongside regional experience of restructuring and debt collection. EFECO Chief Operating Officer, Radwan Malhis will continue to play a key role in the building of EFECO into the region’s premier MEP contractor. 

Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hamish Tyrwhitt said: “Gavin’s role will be fundamental in implementing and delivering systems that optimise the bottom line of EFECO through the successful management and execution of MEP projects. This wraps up the key management appointments.”

Gavin will assume his role as Managing Director of EFECO on 28 May 2017. 

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About Arabtec Holding:  
Arabtec is a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure. The Group improves the quality of life of people living in the communities that it creates. Arabtec’s impressive list of completed projects includes iconic buildings such as the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, and Abu Dhabi landmark, the Emirates Palace Hotel; as well as other technically challenging work on airports and related infrastructure. 

Arabtec was the first private construction firm to list on the Dubai Financial Market in 2005. Today, the Group consists of numerous subsidiaries with specialisations spanning all segments of the construction cycle, with a vision of building the future. 

For more information, please visit www.arabtecholding.com.  

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