Plafond, the MEP and fit out division of Emirates Group, announced the appointment of Colin Timmons as the new chief executive officer.
Prior to joining Plafond, Timmons was the CEO of Al Naboodah General Contracting. He had also assumed the rold of General Manager at Alfaraa General Contracting.
At Plafond, Timmons has taken over the complete P&L (profit and loss) responsibility for the business.
Commenting on the appointment, Steve Allen, divisional senior vice president of UAE Airport Operations, dnata, said: "We are very pleased that Colin has joined our business. His many years of experience managing construction companies will strengthen Plafond and help it trade in what is a very difficult UAE construction market where lack of payment and liquidity continue to hinder most projects.”
Sharing his own view, Timmons said: “I am delighted and privileged to join Plafond, the highly respected specialist fit-out division of Emirates Group. I am looking forward to reshaping, consolidating and repositioning the business providing a more sustainable proposition for our shareholders and customers.”