Egypt’s Ahmed Kenawi, senior vice president of Middle East and North Africa at Halliburton, was listed among the Forbes 50 most influential expats in the United Arab of Emirates (UAE), Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Kenawi was chosen as number 30 in the 50-person-list created by Forbes Middle East.

Kenawi was appointed as vice president of the Middle East and North Africa Region in Halliburton after the Middle East and North Africa regions were combined in November 2015. Before that, in April 2015, he was chosen to be the Middle East region’s vice president, according to Business Chief.

Following that, Kenawi was promoted to senior vice president of the Middle East and North Africa region in January 2016 where he has been working until the present day. Kenawi has been working for Halliburton for eight years and six months.