New management structure to drive AGFS‘ purpose-led transformation journey as it strives to raise the benchmark within the region‘ s Facilities Management sector
AG Facilities Solutions (AGFS) announces new appointments within its regional Leadership structure. The new team will spearhead the business’ transformation strategy, consolidating service offerings to meet the dynamic and evolving demands of the Facilities Management (FM) industry.
The appointments include: Andrea Yoko, who joins as Head of Technical Support; Fady Morkus, who joins as General Manager, Business Growth; along with the promotion of Prakul Tewari to Head of Commercial and Customer Experience.
Andrea Yoko is an industry veteran with more than 40 years’ dedicated experience within the hospitality and Facilities Management fields. Possessing a strong belief in training to promote the growth and development of teams, Yoko strives to upskill and hone in-house capabilities: improving career prospects and optimising efficiency, whilst also delivering world-class service standards and redefining best practices. She was recently recognised as the winner of the ‘Women in Cleaning’ award at the Middle East Cleaning, Hygiene and Facilities awards, as well as being listed in the POWER 30 women of ‘the commercial cleaning industry that have made a significant impact’.
In her new role, Yoko will oversee several functions, including QSHE, Logistics, Deployment and Technical Training and Development. Yoko comments: "I am delighted to join the AGFS leadership team as Head of Technical Support. I look forward to contributing significantly to AGFS’ growth plans to take the business to the next level.”
Fady Morkus will be responsible for business development, mobilisation, sustainability, and new business incubators. He will focus on new client segments by expanding services offere and introducing new technological and innovative solutions. Morkus is a qualified mechanical engineer, holding academic qualifications in both artificial intelligence and engineering management systems. He also holds numerous industry accreditations, including CAMA and LEED AP O+M, and brings with him 17 years of international industry experience. Before joining AGFS, Morkus led the Systems & Governance department within Cushman and Wakefield’s IFM business unit in Australia.
Morkus states, “Within the first week of joining AGFS the team was recognised at the region’s most prestigious FM event, which further convinced me that I had made the right decision! AGFS is genuinely passionate about its Purpose, and ambitious in its transformation agenda to become one of the leading FM service providers in the region. I’m excited to work alongside some of the best FM professionals in the industry, and to make my own positive contributions to the journey.”
Prakul Tewari has been with AGFS since 2016, previously responsible for strategic business planning and marketing before his recent promotion to Head of Commercial and Customer Experience. Prakul has more than 20 years’ experience in Strategic Planning, Sales, Marketing and Business Transformation experience across Facility Management and Financial, within both the UAE and India. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Indian School of Business where he specialised in Finance, Strategy and Leadership.
Prakul Tewari comments, “I am proud and excited to be a part of this transformational journey at AGFS to be agile and efficient as we reshape the future. Our high-performance team will ensure we deliver on our shared vision, create value and drive excellence.”
Tarek Nizameddin, CEO of AGFS, commented: “We are committed to our purpose of “Empowering Facilities, Enhancing Life” and, through our new leadership team, we will empower our teams to lead the transition of AGFS to become a fully integrated facility management company.”