PETRONAS Egypt (PICLE) has announced the appointment of Hany Esmat Ibrahim as its new CEO and Country Head for its operations in Egypt succeeding Shahrizal B Shahari, who has led PETRONAS Egypt successfully for the past four years. The appointment is effective from January 1, 2024.
Hany is a seasoned corporate leader with an illustrious 17-year tenure at PETRONAS, spanning strategic locations such as Malaysia, UAE, Iraq, Australia, and Egypt. His extensive expertise in Gas Business, LNG, and Upstream operations is a testament to his dedication and proficiency in navigating the intricacies of the global energy landscape.
In his prior capacity as Chief Financial Officer at GLNG OPL (Australia), Hany showcased his financial acumen and leadership in key committees, including the Gas Risk Management Committee as well as the Procurement Governance Committee.
In his new role, Hany expressed, “I am honored to be taking on the role at such an exciting and crucial time as we accelerate our business activities to achieve the desired growth aspirations. I am deeply committed to steering the company’s efforts to support Egypt’s vision and ongoing initiatives to unlock the full potential of the energy sector as an engine for national growth and sustainable development.”
Hany holds an MBA and is a proud member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.