Ecolog appoints Adil Toubia as vice chairman and CEO
Dubai-based industrial services provider appoints as CEO the man who has served key global roles at Schlumberger and Siemens, and has years of experience behind him
Industrial services provider Ecolog, has announced the appointment of Adil Toubia as vice chairman and CEO.
As a recognised executive in the oil and gas industry, Toubia brings to Ecolog a wealth of experience and a list of achievements, the Dubai-based company says in a press statement.
Toubia’ background perfectly aligns with Ecolog’s strategic development and vision to become the pacesetter in its field of activities. Ecolog, currently working in more than 35 countries, provides turnkey and customised support solutions to governments, defence, humanitarian organisations and commercial clients in the sectors of oil and gas, mining, energy and Infrastructure.
Toubia is the former worldwide president of the Wireline and Drilling divisions at Schlumberger, the world's leading oilfield services company, where he worked for more than two decades and held various executive roles.
“Ecolog is very pleased to have found the perfect individual to steer us into deeper specialisation and optimisation as we continue our global expansion,” Nazif Destani, Ecolog’s founder and chairman, was quoted in a press release as saying. “Adil’s vast knowledge and proven track record make him uniquely qualified to lead Ecolog during this exciting time of growth.”
From 2012 to 2014, Toubia was the global CEO of the oil and gas division at Siemens, a €5bn turnover unit employing 17,500 people. He last served as group CEO of Al Ghurair Investment, and has previously held top executive positions with Energy Capital Group and GCC Energy Fund, private equity firms making investments in the energy and power sectors.
"I am delighted to join Ecolog and totally committed to our company reaching market leadership and becoming the most recognized name in our industry,” Toubia remarked. “I’m very impressed with the company’s global expansion and its growing list of contracts, and I plan to build on the good initiatives already launched."
Ecolog has also announced that outgoing CEO Paul Broekhuijsen, under whose leadership Ecolog reached new levels in its goals and operations, will continue to contribute his expertise as he moves to the holding, nd GROUP B.V. in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.