HOK has announced the appointment of Amine Khemakhem as a principal and firmwide director of its global Healthcare practice.
Khemakhem is based in Los Angeles. He brings over 20 years of professional experience in leading large-scale healthcare projects in the United States and abroad.
Throughout his career, Khemakhem has held numerous leadership positions. He has consistently developed and mentored talent, particularly in healthcare design. With his extensive experience spanning projects of varying scales across the medical, clinical and research sectors, Khemakhem brings an unparalleled level of design flexibility and innovation.
In his new role, Khemakhem leads strategic initiatives for the Healthcare group, promotes innovative design solutions, and assembles and manages project teams tailored to client needs. His proven ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams ensures that projects are delivered on time and within budget while providing exceptional value to clients and communities.
“Amine embodies our Healthcare group’s commitment to creating dignified care environments for all,” said Eli Hoisington, AIA, LEED AP, HOK’s Co-CEO. “His unique blend of creativity, technical expertise and deep understanding of the healthcare sector is invaluable. He balances the needs of patients, families and staff in every project.”
Expressing his enthusiasm for the new role, Khemakhem said, “What motivates me every day is the opportunity to help the expertise of our teams shine in our work, enhancing the clinic experience for patients and staff and creating a more sustainable future for healthcare. I look forward to contributing to our Healthcare practice’s growth and success, especially on the West Coast. We’re not just creating buildings. We’re improving healthcare experiences and outcomes while contributing to the well-being of communities worldwide.”
An alumnus of the University of Minnesota, Khemakhem holds a Master’s in Architecture and a Bachelor’s in Science in Architecture with a Design minor. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French.