Arabtec Holding has announced that Wail Farsakh will take over as chief executive officer, taking over from Peter Pollard.
The current chief operating officer will make the move having only been appointed COO in September 2019.
Farsakh has been active in the industry in the region for more than three decades, having begun his career as a structural engineer.
A company statement on the announcement added: “We would like to take this opportunity to thank Peter for his leadership and commitment over the past three years, which has allowed Arabtec to rebuild a long-term leadership team.
“In the past eight months, considerable progress has been made in closing out legacy projects, strengthening line and project management and closely aligning the group’s construction related businesses.