PwC Middle East Welcomes 326 New Graduates Reinforcing Its Commitment Towards Its New Global Strategy “The New Equation”
PwC Middle East welcomed 326 new graduates in another record year for its annual graduate intake. The boost in its hiring comes as a result of the recently announced PwC global strategy, “The New Equation,” which commits to hiring 500 graduates annually in the Middle East. Two months into the financial year, this intake represents a substantial contribution to the yearly graduate hiring target for PwC Middle East in the region.
This year’s graduates included 122 recruits in Saudi Arabia, making up to 37% of the total intake, around 90% of whom are Saudi Nationals, additionally more than 80% of the total graduates are Arabic speakers and 53% are female.
After participating in a virtual induction attended by the regional PwC Middle East leadership, newly hired graduates will join PwC Middle East’s different lines of service in Consulting, Assurance, Deals, and Tax & Legal services. A total of 116 graduates in the consulting line of service join PwC Middle East as part of the Foundation for the Future (FftF) programme, making up the largest cohort since the programme started six years ago.
Commenting on the occasion, Hani Ashkar, PwC Middle East Senior Partner, noted: “As our region continues to transform, and as part of our global strategy, The New Equation, we remain focused on building trust and delivering sustained outcomes for our clients, people and communities.”
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