Former Bahrain business development director, Linda Van Der Walt has been promoted to a new position at dwp | design worldwide partnership based out of the UAE.
Van Der Walt will now become regional business development director for the entire Middle East territories, for the dwp group.
“I am delighted to have been offered this prestigious opportunity to lead business development in the entire Middle East region, for dwp | design worldwide partnership,” she said.
“This innovative architecture and interior design firm already has an extensive and innovative portfolio, attracting much attention in the market and I intend to continue developing dwp’s personal approach, with individual attention to each client and deliver outstanding design, with the support of the whole international dwp management and design team network.
“I am also excited about living in Dubai again.”
Educated and trained in interior design, Van Der Walt has extensive experience in the corporate, retail, hospitality and lifestyle sectors.
She has worked not only as an interior designer but is a skilled marketing and business development expert.
From South Africa to the Middle East, the director set up and successfully ran her own company for 12 years, before making a strategic move, to apply her knowledge and know-how to assisting high profile firms in their interior design, marketing, business development, corporate strategy and communications requirements.
She has a far-reaching grasp of both client needs and visionary design concepts and has been a valuable asset to the dwp team for the last two years already.