Deloitte Middle East names Mutasem Dajani as Chief Executive Officer
20 July, 2020 – Deloitte has named Mutasem Dajani as the next Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Middle East (DME).
Dajani has been with the firm since 2002 and in recent years, has held the role of DME Audit & Assurance leader and regional Managing Partner of the UAE practice. Dajani has previously assumed a wide range of firm leadership roles, such as member of the Middle East Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Dajani succeeds Omar Fahoum who led DME during the past 20 years.
Dajani said: “I am honoured to be leading an organisation of more than 5,000 people across 14 countries. As the world adapts to the new normal and addresses the challenges imposed by COVID-19, our focus continues to be the well-being of our people and making an impact that matters with our clients and wider society. With close to 100 years’ experience in the Middle East, our understanding of this unique market is unparalleled. With the strength of our Middle East capabilities, multidisciplinary teams and extensive global network, we are uniquely positioned to support our clients in the face of these unprecedented challenges and to help them thrive.”
DME combines a breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax across the region. In addition, a Deloitte Digital Center launched last September in Riyadh will provide employment and skills building opportunities for the leading talent in Saudi Arabia and across the GCC.
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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.