October 25, 2021

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Philips Big Associates chooses Dubai as location for its first global office

Philips Big Associates chooses Dubai as location for its first global office

The Dubai Investment Development Corporation, one of Dubai’s financial institutions, has reaffirmed its continued support for the multidisciplinary international engineering consultancy “Philips Page Associates”, which has chosen Dubai as the headquarters of the first global offices outside Europe.

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The company, which is interested in the energy performance of works, data centers and sustainable residential and hotel projects, has taken advantage of Dubai’s location to specialize in basic technologies to enhance its development, the report said yesterday. Communication and balance in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Pacific markets.

Fahad Al Kerkavi, CEO of the Dubai Investment Development Corporation, said: “We are delighted to have chosen Dubai (Philips Page Associates) as our headquarters in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia Pacific. He noted the reputation and extensive experience in many sectors focusing on data centers designed to carry out tasks that have become a promising sector in Dubai in the light of the ongoing digital transformation. .

Al Gherkawi added: “The journey of digital transformation in Dubai began in 1999 when the city announced its first ICT strategy, which was followed by a number of pioneering initiatives such as smart government, smart city, open data and (blockchain) use. Government transactions and other initiatives.”

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For his part, Simon Katherine, regional director of Philips Page Associates in the Middle East, said: “We are delighted to be opening our new office in Dubai because it is a wonderful opportunity in the most difficult circumstances the world has ever seen. The growth of the data center sector and the arrival of some prominent international names in Dubai has resulted in increased opportunities for companies such as the “Philips page”. Allies “.

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He added: “We have teamed up with the Dubai Investment Promotion Corporation (DIT) team to evaluate selected locations to set up our operational headquarters in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia Pacific. We thank them for their support during the phase and for the interest we received later.

Choose Dubai

Philips Page Associates attributes its Dubai choice to factors including the continued improvement in the business sector infrastructure, and the attractiveness of key operators and consulting firms in the construction of large data centers. Thus, Dubai connects to major cities in London, as well as Paris, Dublin and Frankfurt.


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