Aecom has appointed Mario Pishiri to lead its Buildings and Places business in the Middle East and Africa.
Responsible for leading and growing the business across the region, Pishiri will focus on the successful delivery of existing major projects, as well as expanding the company’s portfolio of work.
Pishiri joined Aecom in February 2019 and is based in Dubai. A civil engineer, Pishiri has over 37 years’ experience in the built environment sector, working in the UK, Africa, Far East and the Middle East, where he has spent most of the past 30 years.
He joins Aecom from Arcadis, where he was managing director of the UAE business.
Hamed Zaghw, chief executive – Middle East and Africa, Aecom, said: “Mario takes on a critical role as we look to grow our buildings and places business in the region. He brings extensive experience of working in both Africa and the Middle East and a strong project delivery focus to our clients in the region.”
Commenting on his appointment, Pishiri added: “With a wide range of clients and projects, I am excited to be joining AECOM as we look to grow in both the Middle East and Africa. I look forward to leading the Buildings and Places business as we continue to deliver exciting projects for our clients in the region.”