EY has announced the appointment of Michael Hasbani as market leader for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, effective 1 July 2023. Hasbani will oversee the company’s growth strategy and ensure EY continues to play a leading role in the region’s transformational journey.
Abdulaziz Al-Sowailim, chairman and chief executive, EY Middle East and Africa, said: “As a result of technological, geopolitical advancements and the aftermath of the global pandemic, we are seeing citizens The needs of consumers and consumers have changed rapidly. These demands require companies to re-evaluate their strategies and plans to ensure their long-term survival in the market, while also preparing for unforeseen future challenges.”
“Michael has been a key figure in supporting EY clients as they continue their transformation journeys and has brought significant change to organizations in emerging markets. Now, as Market Leader, he will support EY with our global capabilities in the MENA region. expansion in key areas and markets while we continue to build a better business world.”
Hasbani said: “We are witnessing the beginning of a renaissance in the Mena region, fueled by its rich natural resources and rich history of prosperity and culture. I am proud to lead EY to leverage our unique capabilities and deep expertise to help our customers.”
“We will continue to see public and private sector efforts to diversify the economy.
The region has a good chance of becoming a global powerhouse, and I look forward to seeing how it continues to accelerate in areas such as sustainability and technology. “
With 30 years of experience in management consulting and professional services, Hasbani has worked with governments, state-owned enterprises, and prominent global and regional corporations as a special advisor to leaders and boards. He has also helped successfully design, develop and build some of Mena’s major destinations.
During his most recent role as EY Global Advisory Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction Leader, he led significant change efforts in European and Emerging Markets organisations. — trade arab news agency