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30th May 2016: Greg Kane has been named as the new Managing Director for WSP in the Middle East.


Greg Kane has been appointed as the Middle East Managing Director for WSP, which has 1,400 employees in the region with offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and KSA. Former Managing Director Tom Bower who managed the Middle East Business for the last six years, taking the business from 300 to 1,400 employees, resigned recently and has left the business to spend time with his young family.

Greg joined WSP in 2013 as Operations Director after spending six years at Hyder Consulting Middle East. Greg assumed responsibility for the operational running of the Middle East business, overseeing the development and implementation of strategy, prospect management, project delivery and operational excellence whilst focusing on client and stakeholder engagement.

Greg, a chartered engineer with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters of Business Administration degree from INSEAD Business School in Paris, has a clear vision for the business in the Middle East and an in-depth knowledge of the opportunities and challenges the region offers. WSP's Global Chief Operational Officer, Paul Dollin, commented on Greg’s passion for the business and readiness for the role saying “We have very talented and passionate people in the Middle East which has been instrumental in our success to date. I am delighted that Greg has taken on the role to lead our business. I look forward to working with Greg as we continue to focus on our clients and our people to deliver some of the world's most exciting projects.”

Reflecting on his new role Greg is keen to move the business forward stating; “It’s a great privilege to take on the role of Managing Director at this time.  Our Middle East business is full of talented and motivated professionals working for some of the best clients on the most interesting projects in the region.  If we continue to focus on these elements, our people and our clients, I am confident we can be successful in the years ahead.”