Design, engineering and project management consultancies Atkins has revealed a new structure to its business.
From July 1st we'll see changes as to how the firm, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, operates its Atkins, Faithful+Gould and Atkins Acuity brands in the Middle East & Africa.
Johan Hesselsøe and Ian Redmayne will lead these markets as managing director, UAE and managing director, KSA, respectively.
Johan has more than 13 years’ experience in the region, most recently as MD Middle East and Africa for Faithful+Gould. Ian Redmayne has been with Atkins for over 30 years leading flagship projects in infrastructure, transport, aviation and mixed-use developments in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Cris Dedigama, CEO of Atkins, Middle East & Africa, comments: “The Middle East and Africa region continues to offer great opportunities for our business and this new structure will enable us to be laser-focused in our services and delivery to very localized and dynamic market and client needs.
"Our new business structure will help us achieve focused future growth, through a robust local presence in key markets. This market-facing structure is underpinned by over 50 years’ regional track record, strong client relationships, a powerful global network and innovative, technology-enabled delivery capabilities.”
Over the past 50 years, Atkins has delivered flagship projects in the Middle East, including working on Dubai International Airport, the Five Hotel in JVC and Bahrain's National Theatre.