Dubai-based contractor, Al Shafar General Contracting (ASGC), has appointed its first chief information officer (CIO), Herbert Fuchs, to drive the company’s digital transformation efforts.
Based in Dubai, Fuchs will help lead the company in the adoption of new technologies that will add value to ASGC’s partners, customers, and employees. According to ASGC, the move is indicative of the sector’s increasing investments in technology-enabled processes.
Bishoy Azmy, CEO of ASGC, said: “Every single industry will go through massive digital disruption over the next decade. If you want to survive and thrive, you need to transform. With Fuch’s considerable expertise, we look forward to entering the next phase of our company’s growth while driving efficiency through digitally-integrated processes.”
Speaking on his appointment, Fuch said: “There is a significant development in the technology sector that can help ASGC and our partners to become more streamlined in their operations, enabling all divisions of the company to become more efficient. It is my pleasure to contribute to ASGC’s digital transformation in the years to come.”
Fuch has more than 25 years of experience with global corporations such as GE, McDonald’s Corporation, ACS (a Xerox Company), Stryker, and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC). During this time, he has played instrumental roles in defining strategy and driving both transformation and optimization roadmaps.