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Rank: #49

Jesus Sancho

Sector: Construction
Company: ACCIONA
Designation: Director General, Middle East
Nationality: Spanish
Headquarters: Spain
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
With 30 years of experience, Sancho built ACCIONA’s Middle East business up from five employees in 2011 to more than 2,300 employees and revenues of $864 million in 2019. Last year ACCIONA was named the main design and build contractor for $100 million in electrical substation and overhead transmission lines at Shuqaiq, Saudi Arabia. The company was also named the main interior design and build contractor for 54 thematic pavilions at Dubai’s Expo 2020, worth more than $100 million.