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Afnan Din Appointed for Advisory Board in Middle East

July 2, 2013 download pdf

Headworks International is pleased to announce the appointment of Vice President Afnan Din to the advisory board for Power & Water Middle East. Power & Water Middle East magazine ( was launched in 2007 as a platform to bring together key stakeholders in all divisions of the water industry from utilities, developers, contractors, consultants, and suppliers. The mission of the publication is to identify trends, opportunities, and challenges in the region’s power and water sectors. The advisory board plays a key leadership role in setting this monthly publication’s editorial agenda, outlining important industry developments, addressing problems, trends, as well as providing general guidance in developing technologies.

Michele LaNoue, President and CEO of Headworks International, stated that “having Afnan’s expertise recognized as a major player in the water sector is a big indicator of what we foster at Headworks. We wholeheartedly believe that increasing knowledge throughout the industry will only make our company stronger.”

Afnan joined Headworks BIO Inc. in 2010 as Vice President and Process Manager for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) division with over 10 years of experience in the water industry in both Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining Headworks BIO, Afnan worked for two of the largest and most well respected engineering consultants in the industry, MWH in the United Kingdom where he joined as a process engineer and then subsequently at Halcrow in Dubai where he was primarily responsible for developing Halcrow’s process capability and process team in the region. During this time, he gained significant experience in several advanced water and wastewater technologies, including working on the design and commissioning of MBR, MBBR, and ozone treatment plants.

Afnan graduated from University College London in 2001 with a BEng in Chemical Engineering, is a member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), and a Charted Engineer with Institute of Water and Environmental Management.

About Headworks

Headworks International, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced wastewater treatment processes and equipment for municipal and industrial facilities globally.

For over 20 years, Headworks has been engaged in the design and manufacture of highly robust screens and screenings handling equipment, which are used to remove debris from wastewater during the preliminary treatment phase. With its patented self-cleaning mechanism and proven reliability, Headworks is the market leader in bespoke, large screen applications.

Complementing its screens division, Headworks operates in the rapidly expanding MBBR industry for secondary treatment. Through its technical engineering expertise and command of process design, Headworks provides specialized biological treatment systems based on Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) technology.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Headworks has sales and engineering offices in Canada, the Middle East and India, and has over 1,100 installations in more than 20 countries around the world.

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