PwC Middle East opens Regional HQ in Riyadh 

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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PwC Middle East regional HQ in Riyadh
Officials at PwC regional HQ inaugurating ceremony

PwC Middle East has received its Regional Headquarters license from the Ministry of Investment Saudi Arabia (MISA) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOC), reinforcing its commitment towards Vision 2030, driving the transformation program, and supporting ambitious local talent.

His Excellency Eng. Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Investment, and His Excellency Dr. Hazim Zagzoog, Advisor to the Royal Court, and Kevin Ellis PwC EMEA among other senior esteemed guests attended PwC Middle East’s Regional Headquarters inauguration ceremony held at AL Faisaliah hotel.

This Middle East’s largest professional services firm supports the Center of Government, Vision Realisation Programs, Government Ministries, Royal Commissions, Giga programs, and the broader ecosystem to set strategy, drive transformation, and offer human-led, technology-powered solutions to build trust and deliver sustained outcomes.

H.E Khalid A. Al-Falih_PwC opens regional HQ in Riyadh
H.E Khalid A. Al-Falih
Minister of Investment
Saudi Arabia

“I am delighted to join PwC Middle East as it inaugurates its new Regional Headquarters (RHQ) in Riyadh, which will help to build the RHQ ecosystem in Saudi Arabia and set global standards for how a professional services sector RHQ should operate. It is a natural continuation of a longstanding, trusted and mutually beneficial relationship and I also commend PwC on its strong record of employing more than 1,000 talented Saudis in its workforce.”

Mr. Hani Ashkar, PwC Middle East Senior Partner said that “We are thrilled to have received our license for our Regional Headquarters and are honored to continue supporting the Kingdom’s remarkable transformation, as we accelerate towards 2030 and beyond. At PwC Middle East, we are fully committed to supporting Saudi Arabia’s next phase of its transformational agenda as we digitize, decarbonize, localize, privatize and modernize.”

Mr. Riyadh Al Najjar, PwC KSA Country Senior Partner and Chair of the ME Board, commented that “We’re proud of our journey in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for over 40 years, building trust and delivering sustained outcomes. We are committed to the Kingdom’s ambition and efforts as it strengthens and diversifies its economy to deliver opportunities for its people and deliver on the promise of a remarkable future.”

PwC Middle East will also open a new flagship office in Riyadh, which will include an experience Centre in 2024. As a hub for innovation and creativity, the new experience center will provide a platform to ideate with clients and showcase innovative products, services, and disruptive technologies to solve the region’s most pressing problems.

The Riyadh flagship office and headquarters sit at the heart of the Kingdom’s transformation and adds to PwC Middle East’s footprint of six offices across the Kingdom including additional offices in Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Khobar, Dhahran and AlUla.

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