WSP Middle East has made a number of key internal appointments following the formation of Country Director and Client Director positions in both the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Qatar.
Tasked with promoting areas of high strategic importance for the business, Walid Mahmoud, Country Director – KSA; Yasser Tufail, Client Director – KSA; Imad Nassereddine, Country Director – Qatar; and Kamal El Saloussy, Client Director – Qatar, will target growth for the business within their respective regions aligned with the firm’s 2022-24 Strategic Action Plan.
‘Bringing an industry-leading client engagement experience to the Kingdom’
Speaking about the appointment of WSP Middle East’s regionally dedicated Country & Client Directors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Walid Mahmoud said: “In line with the Kingdom aspiration to be a strong, thriving nation at the forefront of global progress, WSP in KSA is dedicated to evolving into a business that is integrated within the very fabric of the Kingdom's transformation roadmap.The rapid rate of transformation in Saudi is opening up a diverse range of unique, visionary opportunities which will drive the nation’s plans for transformation in line with Saudi Vision 2030. WSP Middle East is proud to have cemented strong relationships with key Clients in the Kingdom, and we look forward to solidifying WSP’s position as a household name for best-in-class multi-disciplinary services.”
Yasser Tufail added: “Coming out of a challenging few years, we are undoubtedly starting to see the world and our projects differently alongside our clients. We are working on some of the best and exciting portfolio of projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with ambitious targets. As we embark upon our Global Strategic Action Plan 2022 – 2024, we are aiming to strengthen our position as a trusted partner for our clients by bringing industry-leading client engagement experience to the Kingdom. The Client Director KSA role demonstrates this very commitment by providing strategic leadership and a key focal point for our Clients to ensure we are channeling the best of WSP to our projects in the Kingdom.”
‘Helping key clients set the stage for future global events in Qatar’
Given WSP Middle East’s holistic strength in the Property & Buildings, Transport & Infrastructure, Project Management Services, and Advisory Services areas, Imad Nassereddine said: “The State of Qatar has been and remains a strategic region for WSP. In addition to the traditional engineering services we provide, our key client Ashghal is now transitioning into the stage of managing its world-class infrastructure assets and preparing for new world gaming events. We will be working with Ashghal to transform and deliver its future strategy and we will also work with other key clients like Kahramaa and MATAR to help them develop their visions through our Advisory, Water Networks and Project Management Services.”
Kamal El Saloussy added: “#ONE_WSP is our way of delivery, putting our People and Clients as a priority; two key focuses to ensure our continuous success and evolvement. A focus on further expanding our delivery partners across all business services as a multi-disciplinary organization that is locally focused with global outreach places our #ONE_WSP in the fourth front of achieving that growth and continuously providing the best support to our delivery partners.”