Kearney appoints four new partners in Dubai and Riyadh offices

23 June 2022 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read

At its Worldwide Partner Meeting held last weekend in Amsterdam, global strategic consulting firm Kearney has unveiled its list of mid-year partner promotions, with four of the new equity partners based in the Middle East.

During its first global partner meeting in more than 900 days, Kearney brought together more than 800 people from all its offices globally to discuss the company’s strategic direction, investment roadmap and performance (and not to forget: to build its senior team and networking).

Breaking the news on LinkedIn, Kearney’s regional practice celebrated the promotion of four of its company members – Karim Bassil, Cedric Daou, Riyadh Derouiche and Joerg Mayrguendter – building on the four new partner appointments made in the 2022 year-start promotion round.

Karim Bassil, Cedric Daou, Riyadh Derouiche and Joerg Mayrguendter - Kearney

Karim Bassil
Based in: Dubai
Practice: Government and Economic Development
Has been with Kearney since: 2015 (ex-Booz & Company)

Cedric Daou
Based in: Dubai
Practice: Government and Economic Development
Has been with Kearney since: 2015 (ex-Booz & Company)

Riyadh Derouiche
Based in: Riyadh
Practice: Government and Economic Development
Has been with Kearney since: 2012 (ex- Etisalat and Delta Partners)

Joerg Mayrguendter
Based in: Dubai
Practice: Energy and Process Industries
Has been with Kearney since: 2009

Commenting on the news, Bob Willen, Managing Director of Kearney in the Middle East and Africa. “At Kearney, our people is what makes us unique. We believe that ‘from day one, you can make a difference at Kearney’ and that is no exception when it comes to four of our long-standing colleagues. Congratulations to our newly promoted partners.”

With over 3,500 employees in 60+ offices globally and a growing roster of clients, privately-held Kearney is in its strongest shape ever. In the Middle East, Kearney is one of the region’s leading consulting firms, with particular strength in strategy, strategic operations, procurement and supply chain services.

The firm was founded in 1929 by former McKinsey & Company partner Andrew Thomas ‘Tom’ Kearney. In 2020, Kearney adopted its current brand, having previously traded as A.T. Kearney.