DUBAI, UAE, 10 May 2021: UAE-based engineering firm, Tecon SES, a part of Albatha Engineering Group, has appointed Matthias Kasprowicz as its CEO. Speaking on the appointment, Jan Felton, Group Managing Director, Albatha Holding, said: “To find a transformational leader with a deep understanding of the local and regional markets is not easy. With Matthias, we are confident we have achieved exactly that. His expertise in building technologies and service will be crucial for the improvement of current, and the development of new opportunities for Tecon.”
According to Tecon, Kasprowicz has over 17 years of experience through working with multinational engineering companies in Germany, the GCC region and eastern Africa, including Mercedes Benz and Siemens. Before joining Tecon, Kasprowicz was Managing Director, TROX Middle East & East Africa for more than seven years. During his time at TROX, the company won many major projects in the region and received awards as best manufacturer and service provider in the Middle East, Tecon said.
“We are excited to support Matthias, as he and his team transform Tecon into the valued and reliable partner customers and principals in this region require and deserve,” Felton said. Kasprowicz holds an MSc degree in General Computer Science from Furwangen University, in Germany, and a postgraduate degree in Global Business from the University of Oxford. He is member of the Advisory Board of the Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department at University of Sharjah.
Kasprowicz said: “Albatha is one of the most reputable and traditional groups in the region, with enormous strength and potential, while Tecon has always been a pillar in the Middle East’s engineering landscape. And as we glance ahead, I look forward to taking on my new responsibility within Tecon and working with our partners on strategic opportunities.
“We see enormous growth opportunities with Tecon, and it is an exciting time to be associated with this group, given the company’s potential. I am extremely excited to be part of Tecon’s management team and look forward to continuing to pursue Albatha’s long-term growth plans.”