McPhy Energy has named Jalal Abdenour as CEO for its operations in the Middle East, Africa and India region.

McPhy Energy will ‘greatly benefit’ from Abdenour’s 23 years’ experience and successful leadership track record of delivering growth in diversified businesses in the same region, the company said.

Throughout his career, Abdenour led a portfolio of varied projects, from clean tech to heavy industries, following every footstep from their initial concepts, feasibility studies and business plans through to financing, engineering, procurement and start-up.

McPhy Energy is itself a leading developer of hydrogen-based solutions for energy storage and industrial applications.

As an expert in the markets of the region, Abdenour is ‘fully prepared to immediately embark on developing business’ in the Middle East, Africa and India – one of McPhy Energy key markets.

A company statement read, “With a focused career in industrial projects and extensive experience in the region, Jalal will be instrumental in accelerating McPhy Energy development in the Middle East, Africa and India.”