Further to our disclosure made on 26 October 2016, the Board of Directors of Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company SAOG (“the Company”) is pleased to update the Capital Market Authority, the Muscat Securities Market and the investor community of our decision to appoint Mr Alex Miquel as the Chief Executive Officer and Disclosure Officer of the Company in replacement of Mr Lim Yeow Keong with effect from 1 January 2017.
Mr. Miquel brings 30 years of international technical and management experience in water and power related industries. He began his career at ABB in 1985 working at the Corporate Research Center and the Environmental Technologies Sales Team in Switzerland, where he worked on the development of different membrane technologies for desalination and other applications and on a number of large scale water plant projects. Between 1990 and 1997 Mr. Miquel worked for the German Company OTTO KG, in different management positions related to water and sewage treatment projects. At OTTO Mr. Miquel also lead their expansion into Latin America, managing a number of large scale infrastructure projects in the water and sewage treatment sector. From 1997 to 2011 Mr. Miquel held a number of Senior Management positions at various global companies in Latin America. Mr. Miquel joined Sembcorp in 2011, where he has been in charge of business development for Latin America, playing a key role in a number of water and power projects. Mr. Miquel holds a Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, Switzerland.