HLG Contracting

HLG Contracting aims to be the leading contractor in each of its chosen markets.

Abdul Jarrah, Acting Chief Executive Officer of HLG Contracting. Moustafa Fahour, CEO and Managing Director of HLG Contracting

HLG Contracting, in which the CIMIC Group Limited has a 45% shareholding, is one of the leading diversified international contractors in the Middle East and North Africa.

HLG Contracting employs more than 20,000 people, making it one of the largest construction groups in the region. HLG Contracting’s strength is its ability to develop innovative, practical solutions for clients.

HLG Contracting focuses on core market sectors: infrastructure, building, rail, oil and gas. It also operates a diverse range of complementary associated businesses that enable it to offer clients a one-stop solution for all their construction, development and asset management needs.

HLG Contracting was formed in 2007 and has an extensive track record in large-scale projects across the region, with Al Habtoor Engineering's expertise in building projects complementing CIMIC's expertise in civil infrastructure projects. For more than 40 years HLG Contracting has built a strong and loyal client base across both the public and private sectors.

Scope of operations

Multi-disciplined contractor specialising in civil engineering and infrastructure, building and mining.


MANAGEMENT AND KEY STATISTICS

  • Percentage Ownership – 45%
  • Work in Hand – A$1,798.1 million as at 31 December 2016.
  • Head Office – Dubai
  • Operates in – United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman.

CEO and Managing Director

Moustafa Fahour

Moustafa Fahour OAM is the CEO & MD of HLG Contracting LLC. He was previously Executive General Manager, Finance for CIMIC Group and prior to that he was the Group Chief Financial Officer for HLG Contracting.

Mr Fahour has over 15 years of experience in the banking industry, construction, management and has been with the CIMIC Group since 2012. Prior to this Mr Fahour held senior roles with Macquarie Bank, National Australia Bank, UBS and Citigroup.

Mr Fahour was recognised with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) by the Australian Government in 2015 and was selected as one of The World’s Most Influential Young Arabs under the age of 40, by Arabian Business that same year.

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