KPMG elects new board for Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq

25 May 2023 2 min. read

KPMG has elected a new Board of Directors for its Saudi Arabia organisation, which further oversees the countries of Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq.

At the helm of the refreshed Board of Directors is Abdullah Al Fozan, who has been with KPMG for 23 years and is continuing his term in office and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Other members appointed for a four-year term are Ebrahim Baeshen, Khalil Al Sedais, Fuad Chapra, Muhammad Tariq, Khalid Yasin, Samer Abdallah, Ismail Alani, and Fahad Aldossari.

KPMG elects new board for Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq

The Board of Directors leads a team of approximately 2,500 partners and employees across Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq. The large majority of staff is based in Saudi Arabia (2,100 staff).

Commenting on the top-level appointments, Chairman and CEO Al Fozan said: “I extend my gratitude to the members of the previous board of directors for their tremendous and admirable efforts and support. With their guidance, we managed to achieve high growth rates despite the years of the pandemic and other challenges.”

“I wish the newly elected Board of Directors all the best in their tenure and encourage them to contribute in accomplishing the company’s strategic goals. As a firm, we continue to contribute to achieving Vision 2030 with our nation, it is our leading inspiration and driver of our investments and efforts.”

“We also aim to attract the best local and international talents to work with us, and in expanding the customer base at the regional level, to be the leading company in our field.”

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, but operationally led out of New York and London, KPMG is one of the world’s four largest accounting and consulting groups. The firm’s 265,000 employees across 140+ countries provide services in domains such as audit, tax, deals, management consulting and digital transformation.

In the Middle East, KPMG also has operations in numerous other countries, such as the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, and Qatar.