As of December 17, 2018, Noureddine Ghali has been appointed new Managing Director for Citec France and for its sister company Akilea Engineering.

Noureddine joined Citec already in 2008 and is currently Project Manager. He possesses strong experience of international and multidiscipline engineering projects and of leading multicultural teams within the energy, manufacturing and automotive industrial project areas.

“My focus will be on developing Citec France according to the Citec Group strategy and emphasise on integration as one of our strengths lies in belonging to a global organisation”, says Noureddine Ghali. “We will continue to serve large customers within the energy industry. The Francophone countries have a strong industrial project potential and we possess strong engineering availability in France, which is beneficial as we target a growth of the operations locally. I am excited to start a new chapter for France together with my team”, Noureddine ends.

Noureddine Ghali continues to be based in Paris and reports to Sakari Koivuniemi, Vice President, Citec Europe.

François Combemorel, currently Managing Director of Citec France, leaves Citec during December 2018.

Please contact Noureddine Ghali ( or Sakari Koivuniemi ( should you have any questions.