Seven new partners and senior directors for KPMG in KSA

16 April 2024 2 min. read
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KPMG has enjoyed a major boost to its senior team in Saudi Arabia with the appointment of seven new partners and senior directors.

Naif Edrees has been promoted to Partner in the Audit division. He has 15 years of experience at KPMG, overseeing financial audits across diverse sectors such as real estate, construction, retail, and public and private corporations. He has also received accreditation for advising family businesses and is a TAQEEM-certified valuer.

Abdullah Al Thagafi has been promoted as Partner in Audit. He brings 22 years of experience within the profession and holds expertise in the manufacturing, construction and trading sectors.

Seven new partners and senior directors for KPMG in KSA

Al Thagafi’s track record includes successfully leading a major client through an initial public offering process. He is CMA licensed.

Ahmad Khaireddin has been promoted to Senior Director in Audit. He has 18 years of audit expertise across diverse sectors, having worked with Big Four firms across the region. His portfolio includes major corporations in financial services, power and energy, retail, real estate and technology.

Cassim Ebrahim has been elevated to Senior Director in the Advisory business. He brings 20 years of consulting experience, having started his career at KPMG in South Africa in 2004 before joining the Saudi Arabia firm in 2018.

Ebrahim is the solution leader for Enterprise Performance Management and has led several flagship national initiatives, such as e-services for government, medium-term financial planning and costing within higher education.

Fahad AlRajhi has been promoted to Senior Director in Advisory, bringing a wealth of experience in culture, event management, and PMO services. His notable contributions to the G20 cultural track earned him the prestigious King Abdulaziz Medal.

Kumail Shaikh has been named as Senior Director in Advisory. He has been with KPMG for more than 16 years, including more than 10 years with the Saudi organisation. He has served renowned clients across diverse sectors, handling IPOs and financial due diligence engagements.

Mohammed Hajar has been promoted to Senior Director in Advisory. He is a member of the Digital & Innovation practice, with a focus on cloud and digital transformation. With nearly 23 years of cross-industry experience, he specializes cloud computing, IT strategy, FinTech and digital transformation programs.