Mr. Sherif was appointed as EVP of Commercial and Strategy for TAQA in February 2020, bringing with him over 30 years of experience in the oil & gas industry. In his current role, Mr. Abadir is responsible for the commercial activities of TAQA, including New Business Development, Technology and Innovation, and Corporate Communications.
Prior to joining TAQA, Mr. Abadir held several leadership positions with Schlumberger, most recently as VP Eastern Hemisphere for Integrated Services Operations, VP for Global Marketing and Commercial and VP Integrated Projects Management – Europe, Africa and Caspian.
His experience also includes roles as Geomarket Manager for Qatar and Libya, and Account Director for EGPC in Egypt and Sonatrach in Algeria. His experience also includes operational roles in cementing, stimulation, fracturing and coiled tubing, followed by a move to Operations Manager for North America and Gulf of Mexico Deep Water for WIS.