Confident in the Region, PwC Continues to Invest in the Best Talent
Earlier this week, PwC Middle East welcomed a record number of new graduates (333) to join its offices across the region, as part of it’s continued confidence to invest in the region.
Hani Ashkar, PwC Middle East Territory Senior Partner, said: “We are delighted to be one of the largest employers of graduates in our region, which is one of the youngest in the world. Our commitment to the top young talent of our region reflects our deep rooted commitment to, and confidence in the Middle East. With approximately half women and representing 40 different nationalities, we believe that this group of graduates represents the future of our firm and the diverse workplace we seek to maintain.”
PwC Middle East People Partner, Emma Campbell said: “We’re proud to offer graduates an opportunity to grow as individuals, to build lasting relationships and make an impact in a region where people, quality and value mean everything. Our strategy is centered around attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the region and each year, our network of skilled professionals grows with possibility and potential.”
The new graduates attended an induction session in Dubai, during which they received an overview of the firm and it’s strategy and interacted closely with the Middle East leadership team.
This year’s induction theme is ‘Building our future - Together’. The theme stems from the strong focus of PwC in confirming its investment in the region, by building its people’s capabilities to ensure they are ‘‘business ready”.
PwC firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.
Established in the Middle East for 40 years, PwC has firms in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, with around 2,500 people.
PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity.
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