ARCADIS ramps up its program management business to strengthen regional developments in Middle East

August 11, 2014 10:50 am

ARCADIS, the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, recently appointed former AECOM vice president, Julio Maggi, as global leader for commercially led program management.

In the new role, Maggi will be responsible for growing ARCADIS’ program management business and capabilities across its global business lines with a focus on growth markets including the Middle East, Asia and Latin America.

“With the increase in iconic projects and supporting infrastructure across the Middle East region, ARCADIS is set to undertake a significant expansion in program management work,” said Julio Maggi, Global Director of Program Management at ARCADIS. “There are so many opportunities in this dynamic market, and I am pleased to be joining the firm at such an important growth period for the company and industry at large. ARCADIS is renowned for executing and delivering excellence in the built environment, with primary emphasis on assured outcomes for our clients,” he added.

Maggi has over 32 years of experience in the implementation of complex real estate developments and large-scale infrastructure programs and projects across the US, Caribbean, Latin America and Middle East. His portfolio of experience spans mixed use developments including office and retail space, hotels, residential and resorts. Maggi will initially operate from the Middle East, one of ARCADIS’ primary markets, supporting EC Harris.

“Julio Maggi is one of the world’s leading experts in program management and brings a wealth of knowledge, and a track record of successful deliveries of large, complex challenges,” said John Williams, Middle East Regional Leader of EC Harris. “He is a huge asset to our clients and our people, and I am very pleased to welcome Julio to the business and look forward to seeing the immediate results his team will achieve for our focus markets,” he added.

ARCADIS’ Buildings Solutions brings together a wide range of professional expertise and management skills across the firm to help clients improve and sustain business performance across their property assets whether they are planning, creating, operating or redefining those assets.

Since 2000, EC Harris, an ARCADIS company, has delivered a significant portfolio of Middle East projects in program management, including:
•The 25,000 seat Hazza Bin Zayed stadium in Al Ain, UAE
•The 72-storey (330 meters high) Landmark Tower in Abu Dhabi, UAE
•One of the world’s biggest healthcare facilities – the 250,000 m2 Hamad Medical City in Qatar
•On-going developments of the world’s tallest building, the +1,000m tall Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia

For more information, please contact:
Julie Nguyen
EC Harris Middle East
Mob: +971561882465