Zutari appoints Chief Clients Officer

Zutari has appointed Webb Meko as Chief Clients Officer with effect from September 2022. Meko spent five years at Black & Veatch as Business Development Director: Africa and worked for Babcock Engineering and Eskom.

Meko brings a wealth of experience spanning more than 25 years, of which 15 years have been at Exco level, including several non-executive board member roles in various sectors. He specialises in cross-border business development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

He is a seasoned professional and certified Group Executive with a proven track record in the Energy, Power, Management Consulting, and Facility Management business environments. His hybrid skills infuse technical analytics with strong business acumen and deal negotiations.

His expertise ranges from Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) to Energy and Power and Group Strategy Development and Execution, to name but a few. He holds a Master’s in Business Leaders (MBL) from Unisa and a Master’s in Science (Electrical Engineering) from the University of the Witwatersrand.

“I am excited to join Zutari! Infrastructure development remains a priority for governments and businesses in Africa and the Middle East. I look forward to working with the teams to provide our clients with the engineering design solutions that they require to achieve their strategic goals,” says Meko.

“We are invested in our clients’ success. Over the past 90 years, we have formed a deep-rooted relationship with Africa, the Middle East, and its people. Our strong relationships allow us to connect the right expertise, processes, and resources to match our clients’ needs and bring in stakeholders with shared interests,” says Zutari CEO Teddy Daka.

Prior to Zutari, Meko was a Director of Strategy and Integrated Solutions and Group Executive Operations at Servest Group. He was also Board Chairman at DIPFM, a Servest subsidiary, where he developed a robust board management system and maintained profitability amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

At Zutari, we believe in co-creating an engineered impact enable environments, communities and economies to thrive.

Zutari is an infrastructure advisory, design, and engineering consultancy. In the past 90 years, we’ve formed a deep-rooted relationship with Africa, the Middle East, and its people. Staying in business for almost a century is a testament to our agility and resilience.

Our broad collective of in-house, industry-recognised engineering consultants and trusted advisors provide seamless and integrated delivery of infrastructure projects. These solutionists combine their technical mastery, creative intelligence, and digital smarts to reframe traditional engineering for a new world.

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