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Achilles opens Dubai office

[ September 17, 2013   //   ]

Gareth PalmerSupply chain management services to the oil and gas sector, Achilles has opened a new office in Dubai and appointed Gareth Palmer as its new regional director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Achilles works on behalf of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world – scrutinising their supply chains to identify and mitigate the full spectrum of risks – including compliance with regional laws, health and safety, and ethics. As part of this model, buyers from across the oil and gas sector have formed 10 industry ‘communities,’ which use criteria to pre-qualify suppliers and raise standards.

Gareth Palmer brings six years’ experience working internationally in senior management roles at international Software as a Service (SaaS) businesses – including MessageLabs and Symantec.