EY celebrates 30 new MENA partners hired from industry and rivals

25 January 2022 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read
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Global accounting and consulting firm EY has kicked off the year celebrating the addition of 30 new partners that have joined its Middle East and North Africa ranks over the past year.

Commenting on the news, Abdulaziz Al-Sowailim, the Chairman and Regional Managing Partner of EY in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), stated: “Our new partners are leaders in transformation, technology, sustainability, strategy and forensics across a number of key sectors. We are delighted to have them on board.”

The batch of 30 partners have all been hired externally from industry, competitors and other EY members firms (with the UK the standout member firm). They are part of a partner group that leads over 6,000 people working from 20 offices in 15 countries.

EY celebrates 30 new MENA partners hired from industry and rivals

A list of the new externally-hired partners admitted to the partnership during 2021:

Abdur-Rahman Cader
Strategy & Transactions

Wadih Abbunasr
Tax

Fadi Atari
Assurance

Ricardo Cruz
Tax

Koen Desloover
Tax

Suruj Dutta
Consulting

Jameel Khokhar
Consulting

Samir Mardini
People Advisory Services

Jonathan Matchett

Consulting

Chris McNally
Strategy & Transactions

Samay Mishra
Strategy & Transactions

Stephen Moosbrugger
Tax

Ciro Nicoletti
Consulting

Richard Sia
Consulting

Anthony Yazitzis
Strategy & Transactions

Stuart Halstead
Tax

Mohamed Araji
Tax

Yasir Ahmad
Assurance

Jay Tahtah
Assurance

Victor Perez
Accounts and Business Development

Pascal Cange
Tax

Aaron Stonecash
Tax

Omar Abaalkhail
Consulting

Dhritimaan Shukla
Assurance

Tareq Dreiza
Consulting

Elif Koc
Strategy & Transactions

Roger Kastoun
Consulting

Elie Barnaba
Consulting

Fuad Siddiqui
Consulting

Wissam Merhej
Tax

Alongside the external hires, EY has also per the 1st of January this year promoted over a dozen new partners from within its own ranks.