Papakonstantinou joins ASI with close to two decades of experience within the construction, project management and fit-outs sector, including 14 years based in Dubai. Amongst his previous roles, he was a founding member of Plafond Fit Out LLC in 2008, where he served as Managing Director since 2013.
Throughout his career, he has been involved in numerous successful projects and has a proven track record of increasing corporate revenues and profitability while managing teams of more than 1,700 employees.
Bishoy Azmy, CEO of ASGC Construction LLC, said: “Dimitri comes to ASI with the capabilities to drive the company forward in its role as a key component of our vertically integrated portfolio of subsidiaries. With his expertise within both the construction and fit-out industries, Dimitri has a thorough understanding of ASI and ASGC’s business, and we look forward to working with him in his new role.”
Speaking on his appointment, Papakonstantinou said: “I am very excited to have joined ASI in the capacity of Managing Director. As the fit-out specialist of the ASGC group of companies, I look forward to expanding the business initially across the UAE, with ambitions to progress further afield in the years to come.”
Headquartered in the UAE, ASI delivers turnkey fit-out solutions combining quality and aesthetics to high-end clients across the UAE. With both a manufacturing facility as well as complete in-house project personnel, ASI has been a partner of choice for customers across a wide range of vertical industries.
“With the extensive experience of ASI and its in-house capabilities, our focus will be on hospitality, residential and other major fit-out projects. And one of my personal passions is finding new and innovative ways of building, which aligns very well with ASGC’s culture. We intend on having ASI lead the industry in such innovations in future.”