Bower to head post-merger WSP in the Middle East
Parsons Brinckerhoff's ex-MENA MD Anas Kassem becomes executive chairman
Bower, who had previously been regional MD of WSP, will now lead a combined team of 1,450 in the region out of a worldwide workforce of 32,000, has been with WSP for 16 years and has managed its Middle East business since 2010. Since then, he has grown WSP's regional operations and led it to win Consultancy of the Year at the Construction Week Awards 2014 in December.
He said:“This a very exciting time for us as an organisation, and I am delighted to be part of it.
“We are now putting together the final plans of what we believe will be one of the Middle East’s leading consultancies; we will certainly be working very hard to retain our title of Consultancy of the Year next year as WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.”
Parsons Brinckerhoff's former MENA regional MD, Anas Kassem, has been named executive chairman.