Mr Imad Makhzoumi

Mr Imad Makhzoumi completed his undergraduate studies in Civil Engineering and Water Resource Management at the University of Southern California in the United States and holds a diploma in Business from McGill University in Canada.

He is a member of the American Business Council in Dubai, a founding member of the Dubai Capital Club and he currently serves as President of the International Desalination Association (IDA). He is also a frequent speaker and panelist on a number of industry forums and conferences including WETEX, NACE and PMI.

Earlier in his career, Mr Makhzoumi spent several years in the pipe business in the USA and Canada working through various disciplines, departments and ranks.

Mr Makhzoumi joined Future Pipe Industries in 1989 as an Engineer. In 1994 he assumed the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the UAE and in 2005 he became Regional Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the GCC and Asia. In 2006 he was appointed Senior Vice President for Group Sales and Marketing responsible for leading the global sales and marketing team. He assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2009, responsible for directing all of the company’s operational and commercial activities.

Mr Makhzoumi serves as an Executive Director on the Board and is responsible for the Group’s activities in Asia.