2015 Construction Week Power 100
Mon 15 Jun 2015 05:34 AM
Ghassan Merherbi
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Ghassan Merherbi

Company: Arabian Construction Company (ACC)

Designation: Managing Director

Ghassan Merhebi has been a major force within Arabian Construction Company (ACC) for 49 years. The firm is currently involved in some of the largest projects in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.

These include, but are not limited to, the PepsiCo factory in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the Sheikh Khalifa Mosque in Al Ain, UAE, and the Fountain Views projects in Downtown Dubai, UAE.

Past projects include defence contracts for Qatar Armed Forces, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the 22,000-seat Beirut Municipal Stadium, Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s HQ, and World Trade Center Abu Dhabi.

The company is also in the process of building three towers in India, including Mumbai’s 120-floor World One, which is set to become the country’s tallest skyscraper.

In terms of the future, Merhebi and his colleagues have started to explore other areas of commercial interest, including the oil and gas sector.