UAE’s TAQA names new acting project director for Iraq

AbdulKhaliq Al Ameri will lead TAQA's Iraq operations including the development of the Atrush project in the Kurdistan region. (TAQA)

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) on Thursday said it had appointed a new acting project director for the company’s Iraq operations.

Abdulkhaliq al-Ameri has been promoted from deputy project director for TAQA Iraq to acting project director, the company said in a statement.

Al-Ameri, a UAE national, succeeds Craig Webster who will move to a new role with TAQA Canada, the statement said.

He will report to Saeed al-Dhaheri, acting chief operating officer and will continue to be based in Abu Dhabi.

“As per our succession planning, AbdulKhaliq has successfully developed a strong track record while deputising for this role and become an integral member of the Iraq leadership team,” said al-Dhaheri in a statement. “He is excellently positioned to take on responsibility for the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible delivery of first oil and establishing the team for operating this asset thereafter.”

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53