2020 CW Power 100: Dr Anil Pillai of Dubai's Airolink ranked 82

CEO of Dubai-based Airolink Building Contracting returns to the CW Power 100 ranking for 2020

 Dr Anil Pillai of Dubai's Airolink ranked 82
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Dr Anil Pillai of Dubai's Airolink ranked 82

A third time Power 100 entrant, Dr Anil Pillai, is the chief executive officer of Dubai-based Airolink Building Contracting and has led the company to great heights in his capacity.

Airolink Building Contracting was established in 2001 as an Irish company, and entered the UAE in 2008. Dr Pillai was awarded the UAE’s Gold Card permanent residency permit in 2019. In the same year, he was appointed by the United Nations as a UN counsellor. He has also been named as Consultant by the International Committee for the Protection of Human Rights, and is also a recipient of a diplomat passport.

Furthermore, Dr Pillai has won several awards in the region for his pioneering role in the construction industry.

Airolink Building Contracting’s key projects that expect completion within the year include UAE’s Ministries of Human Resources and Emiratisation and Energy and Industry. In addition, the company’s ongoing key projects include Wonderland Waterfront Development and JAFZA Trader Market, which expects to be completed by 2022 and 2021, respectively.

In December 2018, Airolink was awarded a certificate of appreciation by Dubai Police for its participation in a CSR event that led to the authority securing a Guinness World Record.

Go over the entire 2020 Construction Week Power 100 ranking, featuring industry leaders from the Middle East.

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