For nearly 30 years Mario Azar has dedicated his career to being an energy sector leader, overseeing multiple Power and Oil & Gas businesses spanning the globe.Today, Mr. Azar serves as President of Black & Veatch’s Global Power Business where he leads all aspects of the business serving global clients' through comprehensive planning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions. Black & Veatch provides diverse solutions in conventional, renewable, and distributed power generation, transmission and distribution, microgrids, and behind the meter services. Mr. Azar is also a member of Black & Veatch’s Corporate Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Black & Veatch, Mr. Azar founded ALP Citadel Business Management Consulting & Services, a private firm offering guidance to global energy companies seeking profitable growth by optimizing strategy, structure, and productivity. Before that he served as the CEO of Siemens’ global Oil & Gas and Marine Solutions Business Unit. At the end of the day, Mr. Azar prides himself in balancing his roles as an involved father, active leader in the community, and an effective global business leader.