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Power Hour 2020: Emrill’s CEO, Stuart Harrison, moves up from 2019 to claim the 16th position

CBNME’S Power Hour Annual List of the Middle East’s Top 60 features the most prominent Contractors, Real estate Developers, Consultants, Architects, Facilities Management, Asset Management Companies, and so much more that encapsulates the construction industry.

These influential leaders have reshaped the industry with their introduction of new innovative strategies and thought leadership that makes them stand apart in 2020.

You can check out the full coverage of the Power Hour here.

16. Stuart Harrison, CEO at Emrill

Stuart Harrison, Emrill’s CEO, has over 28 years’ experience in a range of technical, operations and senior business roles across of wide range of projects in facilities management, construction, and engineering, including management services in critical environments, such as international gateway airports, hospitals, and healthcare facilities.

Since his appointment to CEO in 2019, Stuart has continued to build on the strong foundations and core pillars Emrill works and lives by it. His open and transparent leadership style and achievements stand out among his FM peers. Responsible for the performance, health, and well-being of employees across every aspect of Emrill’s business, he ensures all employees work towards the shared goal of operational excellence, quality, and safety.

Stuart has inspired Emrill’s people to push the boundaries of delivery and innovation, creating a culture of continuous improvement. Every employee is accountable for ensuring customer satisfaction and continued growth. Stuart leads from the front – as an engineer that has worked his way up from an apprentice, he understands workforce dynamics at ground level. Joining Emrill in 2017 as Solutions Director, Stuart was responsible for technical delivery/excellence. He cemented his position as a critical member of Emrill’s leadership team.

Stuart has pioneered innovation, providing clients with the newest advances in technology and equipment as they are looking for more from service providers. However, the focus is not to innovate and implement new technologies for the sake of doing so – they must address a market need. Emrill has a proven track record in providing state-of-the-art/valuable solutions to enhance service delivery. Such a track record has helped Emrill to achieve a 73 percent client retention rate.

Emrill has also secured new contract wins and renewals over the past 12 months, including façade cleaning for Princess Tower, integrated facilities management (IFM) services for Kingfield Liv Residence, and hard and soft FM services Aramex and concierge services for Meraas City Walk. In 2020, Emrill was awarded a six-year contract renewal by Dubai Airports for the deployment of 1,000 cleaning staff at Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, concourse A, B, and C.