Zaha Hadid Architects is strengthening its executive team with the appointment of Mouzhan Majidi. Majidi, an architect, has enjoyed a distinguished career of 27 years with Foster and Partners and was Chief Executive for the last seven years, leading the company through a period of outstanding global growth.
Majidi will be working closely with Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher, leading ZHA’s next stage as one of the world’s most successful architectural practices, operating across all continents and project typologies. Majidi will join ZHA in Spring 2015.
“I am delighted that Mouzhan will be joining us. He brings a unique balance of strong management and leadership skills with architectural and design sensitivity that is so important to our creative studio,” explains Zaha Hadid. “This is a key step in the evolution of our practice, now in its fourth decade with our growing portfolio of diverse and exciting projects worldwide, and is important for our long-term strategy.”
“I am very excited to join Zaha Hadid Architects next year, and very much look forward to working with Zaha, Patrik and the team to contribute to the company’s continued success,” said Mouzhan Majidi. “I have always admired the innovation and beauty of their work and its growing global impact. It’s a privilege to be part of this amazing team.”