EY declared that it has hired Ahmed Al Esry as the new Office Managing Partner in the Muscat office.
In this new role, Ahmed will be in-charge for leading the practice and determining the strategic direction of EY in the Sultanate.
For last 15-year Ahmed has been with the organization s Oman practice and earlier he led EY s tax advisory practice, with a focus on oil and gas entities in Oman. He holds a Bachelor s degree in Commerce, is a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA, UK), a Chartered Management Accountant (CMA, UK) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA, USA). He has also participated in many leading global tax seminars in the US, UK and UAE.
We are very proud to have Ahmed leading our practice in Oman. He has played a key role in the growth and development of our people and organisation in Oman. Ahmed was also actively involved in the introduction of Islamic Banking to Oman through his engagements with the banking industry and Central Bank of Oman. I am certain that he will continue our market leadership by enhancing our local market knowledge, consolidating our growth and maintaining our reputation for providing exceptional services to clients, said Bassam Hage, MENA Markets Leader, EY.
Bassam said, I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our previous Managing Partner, Sridhar Sridharan, who had been with us for over 30 years. Sridhar was one of the first partners in the Oman office and has been the driving force behind EY s growth in Oman, ensuring that we maintained our market leadership. I am confident that Ahmed will continue the legacy that Sridhar has left to motivate our high performing teams through EY s strategy.
It is with immense enthusiasm that I take on my new role to lead our business in Oman. I am absolutely thrilled to be working with an exceptional team in Muscat that has consistently made a difference by helping clients achieve their utmost potential, said Ahmed, I look forward to building on our successes, and am grateful for the trust placed in me by the organisation s leadership.