Dania Kurdy new COO of Mazars in the UAE and Oman

18 January 2024 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read

Mazars in the UAE and Oman has appointed Dania Kurdy as the new Chief Operating Officer of its regional business.

In her new role, Dania Kurdy will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the business run smoothly. She also will spearhead the firm’s operations improvement roadmap, and ensure strategic objectives are delivered by the company’s teams and processes.

Kurdy becomes a member of the board of Mazars in the UAE and Oman, which has over 250+ staff working from offices in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), Dubai, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and Muscat.

Dania Kurdy new COO of Mazars in the UAE and Oman

Dania Kurdy is Chief Operating Officer of Mazars in the UAE and Oman

With over 16 years of experience in the realms of finance, accounting, operational restructuring and financial reporting, Kurdy is well placed to support the board with realising its objectives. “I’m thrilled to join Mazars, and eager to contribute to the company’s ambitions and success,” she said.

Kurdy’s academic journey commenced with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Commerce, majoring in accounting. Subsequently, she earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a PhD in Accounting and Finance.

In her early career, she worked in finance, working her way up Finance Manager at a large catering company, and later served as General Manager of Al Dhaheri Jones & Clark, a financial consultancy firm based in Dubai. In recent years, Kurdy worked as an independent consultant, advising businesses on their CFO and COO agenda.

Kurdy served as a consultant to the Financial Reorganization Committee under the UAE’s Ministry of Finance; participating in the amendment of the bankruptcy law in UAE in conjunction with the World Bank.

Courtesy of her track record in the field, the University of Abu Dhabi and The British University in Dubai have appointed Kurdy as a lecturer in accounting, finance, and auditing at, two part-time roles she will continue to pursue alongside her fresh role at Mazars. “I’m passionate for helping the new generation gain knowledge and expertise.”

France-headquartered Mazars is one of the world’s largest accounting and advisory companies, with 47,000 professionals in over 95 countries and territories. The firm has been active in the UAE and Oman since 1998.