Specialist food facility design and project management company, MEA Food Projects, has joined PM Group to help build its unique food engineering and project management business in the Middle East.
MEA Food Projects is headed by Steve Perkins, an acknowledged expert in the food and beverage industry, with a long history of operating in the food industry in the UK and across the Middle East. Major food projects include Teeba/IDJ (Jordan), Gulf-Union Foods (KSA), Al Mazraa/Alaseel (Libya), Halwani Bros (KSA), Almarai (KSA), Juhayna (Egypt), Christis Dairies (Cyprus), Arla Foods (KSA), Sunbullah (KSA) and KDC (Kuwait).
Steve has been appointed Food Sector Director for the Middle East. He will operate from our Riyadh office where he will be responsible for driving and supporting the Group's business in food, nutritionals, dairy, beverages and other food sectors.
"MEA Food Projects joins PM Group at an exciting time in the development of our business in the Middle East. We believe we now have a unique capability not available in the market - indepth expertise and experience in the delivery of specialist, world class food engineering, architecture and project management services", said Eyre Tarrant, PM Group Director and Group Food Sector Director.
PM Group's food sector capability is currently ranked in the world's top 3 and has been one of the cornerstones of the Group's international development strategy. Projects in the Middle East include Almarai (the Gulf's largest dairy firm), Mars Wrigley, Halwani Bros, Supreme Foods (the Saudi Government's Agricultural Development Company), and the Saudi Food and Drug Administration.
For further information, contact:
Eyre Tarrant, PM Group