Cairo, Egypt, 24 September 2014 – Maire Tecnimont attended the event hosted in Cairo by General Electric (GE) for its 40-year partnership with Egypt. In the occasion, Maire Tecnimont Chairman Fabrizio Di Amato participated in the panel discussion entitled: “Accelerating Growth: Customer, Capabilities and Capital” together with Jeffrey Immelt, GE’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer; Basil El Baz, Chairman of Carbon Holdings; and Nada Shousha, Manager for Egypt, Libya & Yemen at the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group.
The discussion panel focused on public-private partnership as a valid support to drive sustainable development in Egypt. During the course of the discussion, at the presence of more than 200 guests from the industry and the financial community, the country’s economical and industrial challenges were addressed, alongside with the main new projects under development in the Country, including the Tahrir Petrochemical Complex, developed by Carbon Holdings in partnership with General Electric and Maire Tecnimont.
“Egypt can count on a large potential domestic market, great natural resources availability and its geographical position as a crossroad for Europe, Africa and the Asian markets. Therefore, it has great potential to become a leading player” Fabrizio Di Amato, Chairman of Maire Tecnimont Group, commented. “We feel really honored to contribute to Egypt’s development through both our distinctive competencies and new innovative forms of partnership in a project development perspective, sharing risks and profits with such prestigious partners as Carbon Holdings and General Electric”.
Maire Tecnimont SpA
Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. is a company listed with the Milan stock exchange. It heads an industrial group (the Maire Tecnimont Group) that leads the international Engineering & Construction (E&C), Technology & Licensing and Energy & Ventures markets, with specific competences in plants, particularly in the hydrocarbons segment (Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals and Fertilisers), as well as in Power Generation and Infrastructures. The Maire Tecnimont Group operates in approximately 30 different countries, numbering around 45 operative companies and a workforce of about 4,200 employees, of whom over half work abroad. For more information: www.mairetecnimont.com.
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