IMTIAZ A MAHTAB
Managing Director of KONE Middle East & Africa
Imtiaz Mahtab has recently been appointed as KONE’s Regional Managing Director for the Middle East-Africa and CIS regions. He has over 25 years of executive leadership experiences, in the capacity of CEO, managing director, and board member, across 4 continents (MEA, APAC, North America and Europe), with Fortune 500 companies and sovereign funds (KSA and California). In these roles, he had developed and positioned the companies he worked for, and the countries where the businesses were based on, towards energy transition, renewable energy, and high technology sectors.
Over the last 10 years, Imtiaz has been working extensively with various key stakeholders in the MEA regions towards delivering its ambition of being the leading player in energy transition and renewable energy sector with local content and talent development. Notably, as President and CEO of three leading companies in the region, Air Liquide, Air Products and ACWA Power Industrial Investment company (a PIF portfolio company), he brought over US$25 billion of foreign direct investment and technologies to develop and execute mega investment projects such as Gasification, Green Hydrogen, and various Renewable Energy Projects in the region.