EUPEC is pleased to announce that Mr Marco BOU KHALIL has joined EUPEC as Sales Director since September 3rd, 2018.
Mr BOU KHALIL holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Management from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, and has 9 year’s experience within the Future Pipe Industries Group, where he actively participated in the commercial development of Oil & Gas and Water activities, opening the Dubai subsidiaries first and then the Italian one.
Marco BOU KHALIL is italian-libanese, his childhood shared between Rome and Beirut. Fluent in four languages, Italian, French, Arab and English, he naturally went on in an international environment, living for several years in London, Rome, and Dubai, and now settles in northern France.
He’ll supervise the current sales team, and his priorities will be to:
- Shift the sales team into an organization where each client only has one single point of contact at EUPEC
- Cultivate a more closer partnership with our customers and ensure a proactive presence and,
- Raise EUPEC awareness and the whole scope of its capabilities in terms of coatings products and services
Mr BOU KHALIL commented on his challenges and new position at EUPEC: « Joining EUPEC is thrilling, as it is a new challenge. To me, EUPEC embodies the “Made in France” know-how. A point which I consider very positive, the company has a wide experience and long expertise in Oil & Gas and Water pipelines coating activities, and is highly appreciated for the high quality of its products and the teams’ professionalism. Building upon this foundation, my goal is to consolidate the commercial team and to strengthen existing customer relationships. I will be also very attentive to rekindle certain customer relationships, which have been broken up. Last but not least, with the team, we will look for new customers and potential markets in Europe and abroad, with a focus on Africa and Middle East. We have very ambitious goals for the future and we will reach them working as a team, not only internally, but also being a partner to our customers».
For more than 50 years, EUPEC has been providing reliable solutions for the “end-to-end” protection of steel pipelines for the Oil and Gas and Water industries, on both onshore and offshore pipelines. EUPEC is one of the world-wide leading companies in the application of multi-layer anti-corrosion coating systems based on polyolefin’s. The company offers its services to its customers around the globe from its headquarters based in the North of France, in Gravelines. Among other projects, between 2009 and 2011, EUPEC has manufactured all the concrete weight coating for the pipelines used for the Nordstream project, and more recently, from 2015 to 2018 has performed the Field Joints and bends anti-corrosion and thermal insulation coating for EGINA project in Nigeria. The company employs 67 persons on 3 sites in France.
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