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Donna Sultan named president and CEO of KEO

KEO International Consultants’ long-standing chief executive officer, Donna Sultan, has been named president of the company

Donna Sultan (above) has been named president of KEO International Consultants.
Donna Sultan (above) has been named president of KEO International Consultants.

Donna Sultan has been named president of KEO International Consultants.

Sultan, who has led the Kuwait-headquartered consultancy since 1991, will also continue to fulfil her responsibilities as the company’s chief executive officer.

With almost 40 years of experience in the Middle East’s construction sector, Sultan ranked 65th in the Construction Week 2016 Power 100. KEO’s new president was also recognised by Arabian Business in its list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Arab Women.

“[Sultan] has fostered and developed the firm’s renowned blend of design innovation, technical aptitude, sustainability principles, local knowledge, and global insights, enabling the highest levels of client confidence and industry respect,” a spokesperson stated on behalf of KEO.

“The firm has continued to see double-digit turnover growth through its expansion of services and markets,” the spokesperson added. “[Sultan] has managed to keep KEO ranked as one of the top consulting firms in the world.”

The news comes amidst a raft of announcements from KEO. Last week, the firm launched two specialised consultancies – C-Quest and InSite – and appointed its first-ever chief operating officer, Dr Abdol Hagh.

Kuwait-headquartered KEO now boasts 11 offices and 2,500 employees working across the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia regions.

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