Arabtec appoints new HR officer
Abu Dhabi, May 16, 2013
Arabtec Holding has announced the appointment of Peter Roche as chief human resource officer to lead the overall strategic direction and business contribution of the human resources department at Arabtec Construction.
Roche will lead Arabtec Construction’s HR function at a time of strong growth for the company and his experience and expertise will play a key role in supporting its growth and expansion strategy, a statement from the company said.
Hasan Abdullah Ismaik, managing director and CEO of Arabtec Holding, said: “Employees sit at the heart of our operations; we recognise the importance of human resource development and attribute our every growing success to the expertise, competencies and craftsmanship of our human capital.”
“Roche is a great addition to our team; his expertise will play an instrumental role in reaching our potentials by effectively aligning our human resources strategies with our business ambitions.”
Roche joins Arabtec with 20 years of experience as an HR leader in various industries, having directed several programmes such as change management, cultural alignment as well as mobilisation activities across construction, contracting, infrastructure, power and oil & gas companies, the statement said.
He has a proven track record in human resources consultation, negotiation and initiatives in complex multi-discipline environments. Roche has worked across several global markets, including the Middle East as well as Southeast Asia and Australia.
He has previously held senior roles for a number of multinational companies including Rio Tinto, Fluor Corporation, Leighton International, it said. – TradeArabia News Service