Dubai, UAE – 15 May 2019: The Board of Arabtec Holding PJSC (Arabtec or Group), a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure, today announced that Hamish Tyrwhitt has stepped down as Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO).
The Board is pleased to announce that Peter Pollard, the current Group Chief Financial Officer has been appointed as the Acting GCEO. Prior to joining Arabtec Holding in April 2017, Peter held various executive roles in both the construction and property sectors in the UAE, Asia and Australia, bringing 30 years’ of experience to the Arabtec Group.
The Board of Directors commented: “We would like to take this opportunity to thank Hamish for his efforts and we look forward to supporting Peter in his role as Acting GCEO. Peter has been instrumental in driving the company forward, in line with the Group’s strategic priorities. Peter will continue to focus on aligning our business with the UAE’s national agenda, productivity, efficiency and innovation being key drivers in positioning Arabtec as a competitive business, and developing the future Emirati leaders who joined the Group during 2018.”