Accounting and consulting firm Deloitte has appointed Zahi Zeini as the new Managing Partner of its Bahrain practice. Zeini succeeds Roger Nasr, who has taken on the regional role of Risk & Reputation leadership and a position on Deloitte’s Middle East Management Team.
Deloitte has been active in Bahrain since 1955, and nearly 20 years later the local country organization offers a large array of professional services in Audit, Consulting, Financial Advisory and Enterprise Risk services. In addition, the Bahrain practice houses Deloitte’s regional ‘Islamic Finance Knowledge Center’, which publishes Islamic Finance thought leadership for the MENA region.
Following the internal promotion of Nasr, the partner team has elected the Lebanese Zeini as his successor, an audit and advisory partner with more than 20 years of experience in the Middle East. He has led a large portfolio of audit engagements across various industries consisting of the most part of large banks and financial institutions as well as construction, consumer products, retail, wholesale and distribution, public sector, and agriculture.
"It gives me great pleasure to welcome Zahi Zeini to this new chapter in his long career with Deloitte which will benefit our clients and people in Bahrain. The move reflects the strength of the business climate in Bahrain and Deloitte's commitment to this dynamic market,” says Omar Fahoum, Chief Executive of Deloitte’s Middle East region. “We continue to expand our size and offerings in Bahrain, with the country being at the forefront of Islamic Finance and one of the strategic markets in the Middle East region.”