Deloitte recognized as Best Advisory and Consultancy Firm of the Year in the CFO Middle East Awards

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Deloitte recognized as Best Advisory and Consultancy Firm of the Year in the CFO Middle East Awards

5 February, 2017 - Deloitte was recognized as the Best Advisory and Consultancy Firm of the Year in the 2016 CFO Middle East Awards. The award ceremony was held at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai on January 29, 2017. The selection was made through a voting process of the CFO ME magazine readers to recognize the region’s most accomplished financial leaders, as well the top banks and consulting firms. 10,000 votes were received for the awards.

“We are very pleased to be recognized by the region’s financial community and leaders as the Best Advisory and Consultancy Firm of the Year in the 2016 CFO Middle East Awards. We do not take this acknowledgement and trust lightly as we always strive to address their needs and support them in the changing landscape and challenging markets of today. For the past ninety years, Deloitte in the region continues to invest in specialized services and bringing world class solutions to our clients most complex problems,” said Omar Fahoum, Chief Executive of Deloitte Middle East. “Much is happening in the world markets and in the Middle East region. The introduction of the value-added tax in GCC countries, the Saudi National Transformation Plan, the robust regulatory environment, optimizing earnings and costs, as well as preparedness for Expo 2020 and FIFA 2022 World Cup are top of mind for companies and their leaders. We have the right solutions to support them in these challenges.”

“At Deloitte, we have created a specialized program for CFOs that is comprehensive and addresses the myriad challenges these senior officers of companies face in the current challenging global markets. We provide CFOs with a research based framework for formulating their CFO agendas, providing them with networking forums and timely and relevant thought leadership and points of view on hot topic issues,” added James Babb, partner and CFO program leader at Deloitte, Middle East. “It is a true honor that the market place of regional CFOs have recognized our efforts through this award in helping them become more personally successful as CFOs.”

Press contact
Nadine El Hassan
Middle East Public Relations
Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)
Tel: +961 (0) 1 748444
Fax: +961 (0) 1 748999


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About Deloitte:

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) does not provide services to clients. Please see for a more detailed description of DTTL and its member firms.  

Deloitte provides audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte’s more than 220,000 professionals are committed to making an impact that matters.


About Deloitte & Touche (M.E.):

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is a leading professional services firm established in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence since 1926.

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services through 26 offices in 15 countries with more than 3,300 partners, directors and staff. It is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has also received numerous awards in the last few years which include best employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), as well as the best CSR integrated organization.

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