Arabtec appointment of Appleby wraps up key management roles

Arabtec Holding has appointed Gavin Appleby, the former Middle East managing director of OCS group, as managing director of the company’s mechanical, electrical and plumbing arm, EFECO.

In a statement to the DFM on Wednesday, Arabtec chief executive Hamish Tyrwhitt said that the announcement “wrapped up” the company’s recent spate of “key management appointments”.

Mr Appleby, who has also worked as Middle East chief executive of Australian contractor Hastie Group, has experience which includes the execution of major MEP contracts involving both building and infrastructure alongside regional experience of restructuring and debt collection.