PwC Middle East welcomes 17 new partners to its regional offices

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January 11, 2021

UAE, Dubai - 11 January 2021: PwC Middle East and Strategy&, part of the PwC network, congratulate 17 new partners across the region, from January 2021 to support client demands in a transforming market and a challenging economic landscape. 

The firm continues to invest in the region and its digital capabilities reflecting its commitment to the transformation agenda as a priority to a more & yet required digital future. 

The new intake will bring the firm to almost 300 partners across 6000 people in the region. The admitted partners, from various lines of service, hold skills and expertise in an array of industries including Government & Public Sector, Financial Services and M&A with a focus on Riyadh, UAE and Egypt. 

Commenting on the occasion, Hani Ashkar, PwC Middle East Senior Partner said: “We are proud of our new partners who have demonstrated their resilience, dedication and commitment to our clients and people in what has been an unprecedented year.” 

He added: “Our commitment to solving important problems and building trust in our region is unwavering, and our new partners have demonstrated that they have the skills, capabilities and relationships to lead in the new normal.”

List of new partners:

Partner Line of Service
Aktham Odeh Assurance
Darren Harris Legal
Diana Dib Strategy&
Fady Dernayka Assurance
Ghassan Ghazzawi Consulting
Hani Zein Strategy&
Hiba Darwish Consulting
Jad El Mir Strategy&
Joseph Bou Eid Deals
Qamar Sheikh Assurance
Rebhi AbdelQader Consulting
Roy Hintze Deals
Sajidah AbuZeit Legal
Samar Sayegh Assurance
Shafiq Hussaini Assurance
Shubham Agarwal Consulting
Stephen Tudhope Consulting

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