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2020 Women in Tax Leaders Guide acknowledges 237 Deloitte specialists

27 November 2019–International Tax Review's (ITR) 2020 Women in Tax Leaders Guide has recognized 237 Deloitte professionals, cementing Deloitte’s leadership for the fifth consecutive year. The recognition of specialists from 58 jurisdictions highlights the network’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

"I am delighted that ITR has once again recognized so many of our professionals as being among the very top tax advisors,” said Nauman Ahmed, Partner and Tax Leader, Deloitte Middle East. “Inclusion is one of Deloitte’s shared values. Our inclusive culture which embraces diversity in all forms attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps deliver well-rounded client solutions. This absolutely strengthens our organization to meet the challenges in a rapidly changing, increasingly digital environment for tax and legal services.”

“I am humbled at being featured in the Women in Tax Leaders Guide as it is my personal belief that diversity is at the heart of what makes the most positive and successful teams. As a partner in Deloitte in the United Arab Emirates, I am pleased to be able to play a small part in inspiring and working with best-in-class people in the firm, with clients and making an impact that matters in the societies we operate in,” said Anbreen Khan, Partner, Tax, Deloitte Middle East. “This recognition also coincides with the 2019 Year of Tolerance in the UAE which highlights diversity and contributes to a winning spirit of tolerance and success.”  

The Women in Tax Leaders Guide recognizes the insight and confidence that our leaders bring to businesses and clients. Specialists in the guide are recognized through nominations and recommendations from their peers and clients in the industry. These specialists also possess evidence of outstanding performances in the past year.

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Deloitte Middle East
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About Deloitte & Touche (M.E.):

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) (DME) is a licensed 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. DME’s presence in the Middle East region is established through its affiliated independent legal entities which are licensed to operate and to provide services under the applicable laws and regulations of the relevant country. DME’s affiliates and related entities cannot oblige each other and/or DME, and when providing services, each affiliate and related entity engages directly and independently with its own clients and shall only be liable for its own acts or omissions and not those of any other affiliate.

DME provides audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory and risk advisory services through 25 offices in 14 countries with more than 3,300 partners, directors and staff. It has also received numerous awards in the last few years which include, Middle East Best Continuity and Resilience provider (2016), World Tax Awards (2017), Best Advisory and Consultancy Firm (2016), 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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