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Omani aluminium giant NAPCO names new CEO

Ihab Mouallem has taken over as chief executive officer following Robert Holtkamp's departure, which was announced this May

Ihab Mouallem has taken over as the CEO of NAPCO [image: LinkedIn].
Ihab Mouallem has taken over as the CEO of NAPCO [image: LinkedIn].

Oman's National Aluminium Products Company (NAPCO) has named a new chief executive officer (CEO) following the resignation of Robert Holtkamp. 

Ihab Mouallem has taken over as the chief of NAPCO. 

Holtkamp resigned from the role due to personal reasons, and his departure was confirmed by NAPCO in a filing to the Muscat bourse this May. 

David Ponraj, financial controller at NAPCO, managed the company's day-to-day affairs in the interim period. 

Mouallem has more than 20 years' experience within the engineering, building, and aluminium sectors. 

NAPCO's new CEO holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the Lebanese American University, with his education focussing on steel construction, hydraulics, transport, and environmental sciences.

Prior to his appointment at NAPCO, Mouallem was the managing director for Al Baddad Capital in Dubai, where he oversaw the group's five downstream companies, specialising in heavy aluminum structures' fabrication, steel structures fabrication, and PVC welding.

According to his LinkedIn profile, Mouallem has also served as the commercial director of Gulf Extrusion, and international director at Profils Systèmes. 

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