PwC appoints Omar Al Sagga as PwC Saudi Arabia Assurance Leader

Jul 31, 2017

PwC reinforces the importance of national talent

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 31 July 2017

PwC Middle East, one of the world’s largest professional services firm with over 4,000 people and 21 offices across the region, announced the appointment of Omar Al Sagga as its Assurance Leader in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Omar takes on this new role in addition to serving as Deputy Country Leader, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Based out of the region’s largest market, Omar will lead the Assurance practice for the Kingdom. His role entails focusing on further building PwC's assurance capabilities and solutions for clients across the Kingdom with particular emphasis on reinforcing trust and confidence in decision-making information, underpinned by quality and insight. Omar is a PwC partner with more than 20 years of experience with the firm, out of which two years were spent in the USA in various industry sectors including financial services, petrochemicals, industrial manufacturing, utilities and retail.

Omar is equipped with strong relationships in the local and regional markets and is well versed with regulatory requirements impacting the businesses in Saudi, which will also help in driving PwC’s growth and presence in the Saudi market. In his role, Omar will lead a team of over 400 professionals through four offices to ensure exceptional client service delivery and strengthen the firm’s agility and responsiveness in a fast-changing and dynamic landscape.

Riyadh Al Najjar, PwC Saudi Arabia's Country Leader said:

“We are very pleased to announce this new appointment, as it reinforces PwC Saudi Arabia’s commitment to investing in the Kingdom and emphasizes the importance of national talent leading and paving the way for future generations. This, in turn, will also strengthen PwC’s role as an influential partner in the success of the Kingdom’s National Transformation Programme and Vision 2030.”

Commenting on his appointment, Omar Al Sagga said:

“I am truly excited to lead the Assurance practice in PwC Saudi Arabia, this is an incredible time for the Kingdom, our clients and ourselves. I am also very excited to be a part of the great success and transformation that the country is undergoing, and I see massive opportunities for unlocking and driving this exceptional vision and potential of the Kingdom.”

Omar graduated from King Saud University and is a qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is also a member of Saudi Organisation of Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA).

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