Tom De Waele
Bain appoints partner to Dubai office
Dubai, January 21, 2014
Bain & Company, a leading global business consultancy, has appointed Tom De Waele to the partner team in the firm’s Dubai office.
De Waele will to continue to provide financial services expertise to clients in the Middle East. He advises the management teams of leading global and regional financial institutions across all segments of banking, including retail, corporate banking, asset management and capital markets in the Middle East.
He advises clients on growth strategy, distribution and sales, customer experience and loyalty, and organization. In addition, he has been involved in several major post-acquisition buildups of European private equity-owned corporations. De Waele oversees Bain’s Customer Strategy and Marketing Practice for the region with an emphasis on enhancing channel and customer experiences. He will also have responsibility for several internal roles.
“The Middle East represents a pivotal market for Bain, and having the right talent is essential. Tom, with a wealth of experience across the financial services sector, has made many valuable contributions to the firm and to businesses across the region,” said Luyten Luc, Middle East managing director at Bain & Company. “We are confident his expertise will continue to be a key accelerant in our clients’ successes.”
“The business landscape in the Middle East is swirling with activity, which can be both exciting and challenging for our national and multi-national clients,” said De Waele. “I look forward to working with the entire partner team to help these organizations maximize opportunities and achieve sustainable, lasting results.”
De Waele has been at Bain for more than a decade and has worked in the firm’s Brussels office. His perspectives have been quoted in business and banking outlets in the Middle East and Asia. De Waele holds an MBA from INSEAD and master’s degree, magna cum laude, in engineering from the University of Antwerp in Belgium. – TradeArabia News Service