Dow appoints commercial head for water unit
Zakia Bajou takes up post at Dow Water and Process Solutions
Dow Water and Process Solutions has appointed Zakia Bajou as its new regional commercial manager for its Middle East and Africa region.
Bajou has more than 17 years of experience in finance and business development roles for major multinationals including Tetra Pak, Nestle and Danone Baby Nutrition.
She will be supported by Rami Abu Amirah, who takes on a new role as senior business development manager for the region. He joined the company three years ago as regional marketing manager and has more than 13 years of experience in the water industry across the Middle East. Both will be based in Dubai.
Dow Water and Process Solutions recently announced plans to build a factory in Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where it will manufacture reverse osmosis components.
The company's Europe, Middle East and Africa commercial director, Rajat Mehta, said: "Dow Water and Process Solutions is in a position to capitalise on the strength and experience of a highly capable leadership team to support our ongoing commitment to the Middle East and Africa region.
“Zakia’s appointment will have a positive impact on achieving our plan for continued geographic expansion. She has a strong track record of leadership, robust business performance, and regional expertise.”