KBR Inc, an American engineering, procurement, and construction company, has appointed Jay Ibrahim to serve as President of Engineering and Construction, Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
According to KBR, Ibrahim has 21 years of experience in the Middle East Region, having served in a variety of engineering, project management, business development and business management roles for Parsons E&C/WorleyParsons.
The company says that he will lead KBR’s continued expansion in the Region, which is expected to provide growth opportunities throughout the Hydrocarbons value-chain (upstream, midstream and downstream).
He has a background in developing customer relationships, with a focus on profitable business and achieving corporate goals.
“With Jay leading the Region, we expect to build greater customer intimacy, and make faster and better decisions to benefit our customers,” said Stuart Bradie, President and Chief Executive Officer of KBR, Inc.
“His experience and expertise will ensure KBR meets our corporate commitment to win the right work, cut unnecessary costs, and deliver on our promises.”
Ibrahim has a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University, Kansas, and a Diploma in Advanced Management, from Harvard University, Massachusetts.
Ibrahim’s appointment was effective May 1, 2015 and he will be located in Abu Dhabi, UAE.