ISG's Middle East business announces latest senior appointments

21 November 2017

ISG's Middle East business has announced the appointment of Philip Kyriacou as Business Development Director and the promotion of Stephen Martin to Construction Director - both will join the company’s Executive Committee, which is headed by Managing Director, Steve Ramsden.

In this role, Philip (pictured) will be responsible for expanding relationships with clients, consultants and project managers across the UAE and identifying new opportunities in the hotels and hospitality, leisure, healthcare and corporate office fit out sectors.

Philip, who was previously ISG’s Abu Dhabi General Manager between 2010 and 2014, said: “I’m delighted to be returning to ISG's Middle East business, joining a team of industry experts focused on delivering outstanding customer experiences. ISG is a global market leader, employing the sector’s top talent and it’s an exciting proposition to be rejoining such an innovative and dynamic business.”

Stephen Martin, who joined ISG in 2013 as a Contracts Manager, has also been promoted to Construction Director. He will focus, in his new role, on project delivery with emphasis on project close out, ensuring best practices and procedures are in place for all front-line departments.

Commenting on the appointments, Managing Director, Steve Ramsden, said: “Both Philip and Stephen are excellent assets to the business and valuable members of our senior team here at ISG. Each brings an invaluable range of skills and experience and both will spearhead the pursuit of new opportunities to work more closely with existing clients and generate new leads across multiple sectors.”

ISG's Middle East team achieved record 2015 results showing a 47 per cent increase in yearly revenue which has exceeded AED 283 million, with operating profit increasing by 130 per cent to AED 8.3 million.

In 2016, the award-winning construction services company completed multiple projects of note; including corporate offices for PricewaterhouseCoopers on Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, three City Centre Clinics for Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Kempinski Mall of the Emirates Hotel, also for Majid Al Futtaim.

ISG has also recently secured major corporate fit out works at the iconic Abu Dhabi Global Market Square and an anchor leisure fit out project, located on Meraas’ flagship Bluewaters Island masterplan, and due to open next year.