Dentsu Aegis Network has appointed Khaled Al Ahmed as Chief Financial Officer of Dentsu Aegis Network MENA, bolstering the regional leadership team. Khaled will play a pivotal role, leading Dentsu Aegis’ financial and corporate governance, legal and IT departments.
Khaled joins the business from Smiths Detection where he worked as the Middle East finance director for the last three years. He brings with him over 20 years experience and a wealth of regional knowledge and expertise, having worked and lived in Amman, Riyadh, Istanbul and Dubai with previous roles with Jordan’s Central Bank, Arthur Andersen and Microsoft MEA.
Michael Nederlof, CEO Dentsu Aegis Network MENA, says in a statement, “Khaled joins us at an exciting time in the company’s evolution and I have no doubt that his extensive experience, collaborative leadership style and forward-thinking business approach will serve us well as we continue creating growth opportunities for our company, clients and industry. Given our ambitious plans and busy M&A pipeline, it is important for us to have someone with Khaled’s profile join the regional management team.”
Al Ahmed adds, “The MENA is an emerging market with a huge potential. It has witnessed unprecedented development in the past decade. Dentsu Aegis Network MENA is excellently placed with its unique capability sets and collaborative one P&L model to continue its growth journey. I am thrilled to join the team to help shape the next phase of the business’ success.”
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