Key People

Mr. Abdallah G. Bseirani, President and Owner

Abdallah is a graduate Mechanical Engineer with Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He has worked for a Consulting Engineering firm in Detroit for three
He then joined Carrier International Corporation where he has held various positions in Engineering,
Sales, and Marketing in USA. He later held various positions with Carrier International in the MiddleEast
in Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, and Executive Management.
His last position was President of Carrier International’s manufacturing subsidiary in Iran, which he was responsible for forming, building its manufacturing facility and its organization.
He has over 45 years of varied business experience in the MiddleEast markets, ranging from Executive
Management to Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Distribution, Manufacturing, Licensing, Joint Venturing,
Letters of Credit, Shipping etc..

Abdallah, a naturalized USA citizen born in Syria, has both Lebanese and French high school degrees
(Baccalaureats). He speaks, reads, and writes fluently English, French, Arabic and Farsi (Persian).

Mrs. Katrina Bseirani, Customers Service Manager
Katrina is a Business graduate from Onondaga Community College. She has many years of experience in
office management, placing purchase orders, monitoring purchase orders progress with our Principals’
factories, shipping and Letters of Credit administration. She is our Customers Services Manager. She
speaks, reads and writes English and Arabic.

Mr. Jean-Pierre Bseirani, IT Business Development Manager
Born in Syracuse, New York and raised in the Middle East, Jean-Pierre speaks, reads and writes
fluently English and Arabic. He is also conversant in French. He spent most of his life traveling
between the USA and the Middle East.
He attended a British High School in Jordan.
He is a graduate from Syracuse University, in Syracuse, New York where he earned a Bachelor’s
Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Jean-Pierre joined AGB International as a full-time employee in May 2010.
He was trained in Field Service/Installation Inspection of cast iron, SS and Niresist
Gates/penstocks as well as in control valves.
Jean-Pierre is also active with our sister company, Avertra Corp, as a Software Product Engineer.
He is the IT Business Development Manager.

Dr. Margie T. Ierlan, Ph.D. – Marketing Consultant
Margie is a graduate of LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York where she earned a Master’s Degree in
Business Administration and a Ph D degree in Business Administration.
She is currently a Professor of Marketing at LeMoyne College.
Margie is a “Certified Ocean Forwarder” licensed by the US Federal Maritime Commission and manages
K&M International, a Forwarding sister company to AGBI.
She has over seventeen years experience in the International Business field, including marketing,
International Letters of Credit administration, Ocean /Air freight shipping and Export documentation.

Mr. Munther Turk, Sales/Application Engineering Manager
Munther is a 2003 graduate Mechanical Engineer from Jordan University in Amman, Jordan. He has been working at AGBI’s Middle East Regional Office since he graduated from Jordan University.
He later completed a conversion program as an Aeronautical Engineer from Jordan University of Science
& Technology.
He works with Project Owners, Consulting Engineers and Contractors as well as with our Principals’
Engineering and Sales Departments.

Mr. Hasan Shahin, Office Manager
Hasan is a 1997 graduate from Jordan University with a BA degree in English Literature. Hasan is the
Office Manager of our Middle East office and monitors status of purchase orders and shipments of same
to the customers.

Mr. Tom Tadros, Information Manager
Tom is a Certified Microsoft Systems Engineer, responsible for the IT activities and our company’s
website and computers.