Greg Kane promoted as WSP | PB Middle East MD
Former managing director Tom Bower recently left the business to spend more time with his young family
Greg Kane has been appointed as the Middle East managing director for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
The consultancy has 1,400 employees in the region with offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.
Kane joined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in 2013 as operations director after spending six years at Arcadis legacy outfit, Hyder Consulting Middle East.
He assumed responsibility for the operational running of the Middle East business, overseeing the development and implementation of strategy, prospect management, project delivery, and operational excellence, while focusing on client and stakeholder engagement.
Kane replaces Tom Bower, who managed the consultancy’s Middle East business for the last six years, taking the firm from 300 to 1,400 employees, during his tenure.
Bower recently resigned to spend more time with his young family.
Kane, a chartered engineer with a bachelor of science degree and an MBA from INSEAD Business School in Paris, has a clear vision for the business in the Middle East and an in-depth knowledge of the opportunities and challenges the region offers, the consultancy said in a statement.
Remarking on Kane’s appointment, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s global chief operational officer, Paul Dollin, said: “We have very talented and passionate people in the Middle East which has been instrumental in our success to date.
“I am delighted that Greg has taken on the role to lead our business. I look forward to working with Greg as we continue to focus on our clients and our people to deliver some of the world’s most exciting projects.”