Zakhem's Leadership

  • Board Member
  • Group Vice President, Africa

In addition to his role as Vice President – Africa for the Zakhem Group, Ibrahim has held the position of Vice President at Zakhem International Construction Group in Kenya (Africa Division) since 1982.

Based at the head office of the Africa Division in Nairobi, he is directly responsible to the president for the implementation and coordination of all projects undertaken by the Group in Africa.

Ibrahim began his career with the Group in 1965 when he was appointed as Site Engineer with Zakhem Engineers SAL. He was responsible for sites in Iraq, Kuwait, and Abu Dhabi, where he was involved in major projects.

From 1971-1982, he moved to Kenya as director at Zakhem International Construction Company, in charge of implementing and coordinating major projects as well as preparing and researching relevant documentation.

Ibrahim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut (1964), in addition to a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Detroit Institute of Technology (1971).