Leighton O’Brien continues to bolster its global Field Technologies resources following the appointment of Business Development Manager for the Middle East & Northern Africa, Munir Azizullah.

Based in Dubai, Mr Azizullah has a proven track-record in new market development and business wins in the downstream petroleum industry. He joins Leighton O’Brien from Gilbarco Veeder-Root where he held senior business development and regional sales roles for more than eight years.

He previously held various sales roles with Shell and Atlas Copco, based in Pakistan.

Global President of Field Technologies, Chris Cooper said: “We’re pleased to have a senior, skilled sales resource of the caliber of Munir join our growing global team. Munir will be principally focused on developing our testing and fuel restoration businesses through a mix of direct customer interaction and partner development.

“The MENA region holds significant opportunity for our product suite due to its diverse market dynamics, acquisitive nature, growing regulations and increased foreign investment.”

Azizullah holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and an Executive MBA.

He welcomes any testing, cleaning or partner inquiries and can be reached by emailing  munirazizullah@leightonobrien.com