Ernst & Young appoints new Mena oil & gas leader
Manama, September 29, 2012
Ernst & Young, a leading professional services firm, has appointed Dr Thorsten Ploss as its Middle East and North Africa Oil & Gas Leader.
Before joining Ernst & Young, Dr Ploss was a partner with a European strategic consultancy where he managed relationships with a leading global IOC and coordinated business across all industries in a number of Middle Eastern companies, including Pakistan.
A chemist by education, he has over 15 years of global strategy consulting experience, mainly in the oil, chemicals and petrochemicals sectors where he advises on topics ranging from performance improvement to strategy development.
Ernst & Young’s Global Oil & Gas practice consists of a network of more than 9,200 professionals with extensive experience working in the oil and gas industry, having served a wide range of companies, including independent exploration and production companies, oil-field services companies, independent refiners, major integrated corporations and national oil companies.
The Global Center of Excellence in Bahrain focuses primarily on advisory services, offering performance improvement, risk and IT risk and assurance services to a wide variety of clients across the Mena region.
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, its 152,000 people are united by shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. The oil and gas sector is constantly changing. Increasingly uncertain energy policies, geopolitical complexities, cost management and climate change all present significant challenges. Ernst & Young’s Global Oil & Gas Center works to anticipate market trends, execute the mobility of global resources and articulate points of view on relevant key sector issues. – TradeArabia News Service