Our History

The Founder of Imperium Middle East is drawn from backgrounds including professional and extensive experience for 24 years in Defense & Security Applications, mainly Border Applications, Critical Infrastructure, Oil & Gas. 

The Founder passionately believes that his ability to collaborate with diverse skills and using experiential processes creates the best outcome for Imperium Middle East. 

Prior of establishing Imperium Middle East, Watheq Abu Gharbiah has been working as a Vice President for BETAFENCE in IMEA / APAC, leading teams in Dubai & South Africa for Total Security Perimeter & Border Solutions. 

Prior to Betafence, In 2007 Watheq Joined FLIR Systems, the World leader for Thermal Imaging technology, starting the Commercial & Borders Division Systems for FLIR in Middle East.

Before FLIR Watheq was the Regional Manager Levant for G4S in Jordan, Syria & Lebanon; in that capacity he oversaw the management and deployment of over 3000 private security personnel. Watheq has a Master Degree in Global Management from the US and several certifications in Security Management. 

Our firm’s family history goes back to 1981 when his father started the Office Technology family business, quickly becoming the industry leader in Jordan. In 1984 we started one of the first representation offices in Guangzhou, China, to ensure the proper importation for goods to Jordan , Egypt  and Saudi Arabia.

Imperium Middle East started operations in Dubai – UAE, with a reach spanning the Middle East, Africa & Asia – Pacific. 


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