Deloitte global tourism, hospitality and leisure leader Alex Kyriakidis transfers to the Middle East
Deloitte, the business advisory firm, today announced the transfer of Alex Kyriakidis, the Deloitte Global Leader for the Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure industry, from London to the Middle East. Kyriakidis will work with a large team of professionals offering a broad range of services to this important industry in the Middle East markets. His experience in supporting clients deal with three recessions over the past 30 years will help the region navigate through the global recession, a Deloitte statement said.
Omar Fahoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Deloitte & Touche Middle East, added: “We are delighted to welcome Alex to the Middle East to support our clients in this industry which accounts for 12% of the region’s GDP. By combining Alex’s global knowledge and relationships with our deep knowledge of ME market, we will add value to our clients in the region who are committed to best-in-class benchmarking in all they do. Alex will work closely with Rob O’Hanlon our partner in charge of the industry for the Middle East and a large team of partners and staff serving these important industry sectors”
Alex Kyriakidis commented: “I am delighted to be returning to the region where I was born. Having worked closely with our Middle East practice for many years and witnessed the exponential growth in these sectors, I am excited at the prospect of bringing to our clients in the region all of our global capabilities and relationships, especially at this time when challenges and opportunities abound."