KPMG Middle East & South Asia achieves growth despite the COVID-19 Pandemic
The aggregated revenue of KPMG member firms in the Middle East & South Asia (“MESA”) region grew by 3.7% in local currency terms for the fiscal year.
The aggregated revenue of KPMG member firms in the MESA region grew by 3.7%
The aggregated revenue of KPMG member firms in the Middle East & South Asia (“MESA”) region grew by 3.7% in local currency terms for the fiscal year ended 30 September 2020, despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The KPMG MESA region’s workforce grew further to over 8,100 with more than 1,900 hires in the year, including 56 new Partners and Directors.
Several prestigious accolades were received in the region including, ‘Best Research & Consultancy’ at the MEA Finance Awards – 2020, winner in the ‘Audit Service Provider’ category at the MENA Insurance Awards – 2020 and World Tax Recommended Firm – 2020 according to the International Tax Review, reaffirming a strong commitment to providing high-quality professional services.
"For us, 2020 was all about embedding resilience, said Dr. Rasheed Al-Qenae, Managing Partner, KPMG in Kuwait. The health and safety of our employees took precedent over anything else. Our goal was to integrate technology in the way we work to ensure business continuity and to deliver quality services to our clients while keeping our staff safe."
He further added “during these challenging times, we helped our clients to navigate uncertainty. Throughout the year our propositions in digital, cyber, strategy & operations, and supply chain helped public and private sector companies in Kuwait address their key priorities. Using the latest technologies provided by our global partners coupled with appropriate cybersecurity measures, we continue working remotely, efficiently and securely."
Dr. Rasheed Al-Qenae
KPMG in Kuwait
About KPMG in Kuwait
KPMG in Kuwait operates through its member firms KPMG Safi Al-Mutawa & Partners and KPMG Advisory W.L.L. providing a full range of audit, tax and advisory services to a portfolio of clients which include major corporations, government institutions, public sector agencies, and not-for profit organizations.
With over 200 employees and 9 partners based in Kuwait, we form part of a global organization of independent professional services firms operating in 146 countries and territories with more than 227,000 people working in member firms around the world drawing on global industry insights to complement our strong local knowledge.
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