Bilfinger appoints Jon Rokk as Middle East president and CEO

Bilfinger appoints Jon Rokk as Middle East president and CEO
Published: 5 November 2019 - 7:15 a.m.
By: Carla Sertin
Industrial services provider Bilfinger has appointed Jon Rokk as President & CEO of the engineering & maintenance division in the Middle East. The UK native will oversee the management and leadership of all of Bilfinger’s operating entities in the region – Bilfinger Tebodin Middle East, Bilfinger Deutsche Babcock Emirates, Babcock Borsig Services Arabia and Babcock Borsig Steinmüller Kuwait. Bilfinger’s Middle East core focus industries are in oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, as well as energy and utilities.

“I am pleased to welcome Jon Rokk, an experienced operations professional. He knows the region, he knows our industries and he will be instrumental in driving our strategy forward in the Middle East,” stated chief operating officer Duncan Hall.

Rokk has more than six years of experience in the region, and over 20 years’ experience in Bilfinger’s core industries of oil & gas and chemicals & petrochemicals. He has held a number of executive level positions including managing director of Hertel Technical Services, group managing director of the JCM Group and vice president services & development at Sembcorp Utilities UK. Most recently, he was divisional director & group general manager, as well as a member of the board of Interserve’s Middle East oil and gas businesses.

“Bilfinger has been operating for a long time in the Middle East and some client relationships go back many decades in some areas. With Bilfinger’s rich heritage, diverse portfolio, and the Middle East region’s growth potential, I’m certain that we will be able to achieve a great deal moving forward," stated president & CEO, Jon Rokk

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