Imtiaz Mahtab has been named the new President of Air Products Middle East, Egypt and Turkey.
Also appointed CEO of Air Products Qudra, a joint venture between Air Products and Qudra Energy, Mahtab has leadership responsibility and accountability for managing and growing the company’s industrial gases operations and partnerships in the Middle East region.
Commenting on the appointment, Dr. Samir J. Serhan, Chief Operating Officer of Air Products, said, “Imtiaz brings a wealth of experience gained throughout a career spanning 25 years, during which he has held a number of senior executive leadership roles in energy, environment, high tech and emerging market sectors.”
“Air Products’ commitment to growth in the Middle East is stronger than ever, and there are many projects we are actively developing and future opportunities we are pursuin.”
“We are confident that Imtiaz will bring the strong leadership that will help shape and define the next stage of Air Products’ growth in the Middle East, building on the successes we already have and growing our opportunities in the future.”
Mahtab previously held several senior leadership positions within Air Liquide over a span of 20 years, working in the US, France, China, Singapore, Japan and United Arab Emirates while overseeing businesses in four major continents (America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East/Africa).
Mahtab also served as the founding CEO at ACWA Industrial Investment Company, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), where he worked with sovereign funds and key stakeholders to establish sustainable and competitive manufacturing and service industries within the Renewable Energy sector, aligned with KSA’s Vison 2030.