Cofely Besix appoints UAE country manager
Nick Powell brings over 30 years of facilities management experience to his role
Integrated facilities management company Cofely Besix Facility Management (CBFM), has announced the appointment of Nick Powell as the UAE’s country manager.
Powell’s experience includes work in water treatment, HVAC, power generation and mechanical services. The veteran FM operator has also held a number of senior management roles overseeing operations across the region.
Prior to joining CBFM, Powell held the position of operations and business development manager for Serco ME in Qatar. He also previously worked as operations manager and business development manager for MAF Dalika in Abu Dhabi.
The UAE country manager’s first exposure to the Middle East however, dates back to 1983 in Saudi Arabia, where he worked as a HVAC and mechanical supervisor for Saudi Arabia Hospitals. He later held the position of mechanical service manager for the King Fahad Nation Guard Hospital.
Commenting on his appointment, Powell explained: “My current role entails being responsible for all operational activities within our current contracts, meeting with clients and discussing any concerns they may have and offering ideas to improve the service we offer in the region.”
He adds: “My main goal, however, is to drive the company vision through drive, commitment, daring and cohesion by making good connections with colleagues that generate a strong spirit of teamwork.”