E&Y Mena announces 20 new partners
Dubai, August 23, 2011
Ernst & Young has announced the admission of 20 new partners to its service lines and industry sectors across the Middle East and North Africa region, bringing the total number of partners in the Mena practice to 123.
A global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, the E&Y said its Mena practice has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 87 years, it has evolved to meet legal and commercial developments of the region, the company said.
Across Mena, it has over 4,200 people united across 20 offices and 15 Arab countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality, it added.
Welcoming the new partners, E&Y Mena chairman and CEO Abdulaziz Al-Sowailim, said: 'We continue to focus on our priority of fostering a unique people culture based on development, diversity and engagement. I am certain that our new partners will bring energy, enthusiasm, and fresh ideas and perspectives to our organization.'
'It’s thanks to the tireless efforts of all our talented people that we continue to accomplish our goal of maintaining market leadership in the region,' he noted.
The new appointments reaffirm its commitment to developing leaders internally while attracting the best talent from the market place. It provides geographical mobility to people in its 87 country operations in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) regions.
E&Y also announced the admission of 548 new partners across its global organization.
Jim Turley, global chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young said: “Building the next generation of partners to lead our business is vital to our future. This year’s marked increase in numbers reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence and our confidence in the future.”
By Ernst & Young Areas, there are 206 new partners in the Americas, 110 in Asia-Pacific, 209 in EMEIA and 23 in Japan.-TradeArabia News Service